A strong and shallow earthquake registered by the USGS as M6.3 hit west of Macquarie Island at 20:04 UTC on October 11, 2023. The agency is reporting a depth of 4.8 km (3 miles). BMKG is reporting M6.1, Geoscience Australia M6.2, and EMSC M6.4.
The epicenter was located 1 125 km (699 miles) SSW of Geeveston, Tasmania, Australia.
There is no tsunami threat from this earthquake.
The USGS issued a Green alert for shaking-related fatalities and economic losses. There is a low likelihood of casualties and damage.
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