A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, west of Macquarie Island (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us6000diqy. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000diqy. The temblor was picked up at 20:14:50 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 144.1109° East, latitude -54.3883° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 18/02/21 / 2021-02-18 20:14:50 / February 18, 2021 @ 8:14 pm UTC/GMT.
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. 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 struck near.
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