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Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake - Macquarie Island, Southern Ocean (Australia) on Wednesday, 5 February 2020

Moderate mag. 5.7 earthquake  - Macquarie Island, Southern Ocean (Australia) on Wednesday, 5 February 2020
Feb 5 12:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.6 to 5.7.
Date & time: Wednesday, 5 February 2020 12:17 UTC
Magnitude: 5.7
Depth: 0.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 54.575°S / 158.534°E (Australia)
Nearest volcano: Young Island (1339 km)
Primary data source: GeoAu
Estimated released energy: 2.2*10^13 J (6.22 GWh / 5351 tons of TNT / 0.3 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Wed, 5 Feb 2020
Wed, 5 Feb 12:17 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmMacquarie Island Region (Australia)GFZ
Wed, 5 Feb 12:17 UTCM 5.6 / 2 kmMacquarie Island Region (Australia)EMSC
Wed, 5 Feb 12:17 UTCM 5.7 / 10 kmMacquarie Island Region (Australia)BMKG
Wed, 5 Feb 12:17 UTCM 5.6 / 10 km13km WSW of Macquarie Island, AustraliaUSGS
Wed, 5 Feb 12:16 UTCM 6.1 / 5 kmNew Zealand (Australia)GEONET (NZ)

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Mildura vic 3500 / MMI II (Very weak shaking): Asleep then it felt like the bed was ‘buzzing’ gently. Our pet dogs started barking. The buzz felt a bit worse then the dogs barked more intensely. It stopped after 2-4 seconds.

 

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