A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 116 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (72 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3335 West, latitude -32.3682 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 16:50:34 / 4:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000jgmk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jgmk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 04:50:34 / March 8, 2019 @ 4:50 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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. 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: 116 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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