A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, west of Macquarie Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 153.4667° East, -60.3176° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3vd. Unique identifier: us6000c3vd. The temblor was detected at 03:14:26 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/20 / 2020-09-26 03:14:26 / September 26, 2020 @ 3:14 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: west of Macquarie Island.
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