A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 117 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (73 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/03/19 / 2019-03-25 17:55:09 / March 25, 2019 @ 5:55 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:55:09 / 5:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jle6. Unique identifier: us1000jle6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0399 West, latitude -32.1917 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 117 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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