A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, west of Macquarie Island (0 miles). Global time and date of event 27/08/20 / 2020-08-27 16:32:50 / August 27, 2020 @ 4:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bdv3. Id of event: us7000bdv3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 140.578 East, latitude -52.799 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:32:50 / 4:32 pm (local time epicenter). 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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