A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (70 miles) on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jkl9. Unique identifier: us1000jkl9. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:47:42 / 7:47 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 07:47:42 / March 23, 2019 @ 7:47 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.7811° West, latitude -31.757° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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: 112 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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