A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 111 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (69 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:13:26 / 7:13 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/19 / 2019-03-07 07:13:26 / March 7, 2019 @ 7:13 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.0262° West, latitude -32.101° South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgje. Unique identifier: us1000jgje. 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 quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 111 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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