A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 95 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (59 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:20:44 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.0783° West, -31.93° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000jgj0. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgj0. Global time and date of event 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 00:20:44 / March 7, 2019 @ 12:20 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 95 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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