A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 125 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (78 miles). Event id: us1000jimm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jimm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.0699° West, -32.3186° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:46:09 / 11:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/03/19 / 2019-03-10 11:46:09 / March 10, 2019 @ 11:46 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 125 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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