A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 98 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (61 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:47:49 / 1:47 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgat. Unique identifier: us1000jgat. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.0726° West, -31.9711° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 01:47:49 / March 6, 2019 @ 1:47 am. 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 98 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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