A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) strikes west of Macquarie Island (0 miles) on Friday. Event id: us6000cqme. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqme. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 03:19:15 / November 20, 2020 @ 3:19 am. Exact location of earthquake, 140.5994° East, -53.9263° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:19:15 / 3:19 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: west of Macquarie Island. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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