A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 56 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (35 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.0225 West, latitude -30.9329 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 16:05:15 / February 21, 2019 @ 4:05 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:05:15 / 4:05 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000j9fr. Event ids that are associated: us1000j9fr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
Did you feel the quake?
How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 56 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
Copyright © 2019 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.