A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 123 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (76 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 22:15:13 / March 6, 2019 @ 10:15 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgbv. Unique identifier: us1000jgbv. Exact location, longitude -178.1678° West, latitude -32.3543° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 10:15:13 / 10:15 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 123 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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