A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 15 km SW of Macquarie Island, Australia (9 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was detected at 08:39:38 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/02/20 / 2020-02-11 21:39:38 / February 11, 2020 @ 9:39 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007sg1. Event ids that are associated: us70007sg1. Exact location, longitude 158.7832° East, latitude -54.5793° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 15 km SW of Macquarie Island, Australia.
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