A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 124 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (77 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 23:03:03 / April 2, 2018 @ 11:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.0353° West, -30.59° South, depth 34.91 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 34.91 km (22 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:03:03 / 11:03 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxky. Id of event: us2000dxky.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 124 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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