A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes West of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 144.0625 East, latitude -54.6767 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 01:06:38 / March 3, 2020 @ 1:06 am. Id of earthquake: us600088b5. Event ids that are associated: us600088b5. The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:06:38 / 11:06 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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