A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 115 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (71 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.1523° West, latitude -32.2545° South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 23:39:23 / March 6, 2019 @ 11:39 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:39:23 / 11:39 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgc1. Id of event: us1000jgc1.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every 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.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 115 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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