A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 224 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (139 miles). Global time and date of event 17/03/19 / 2019-03-17 20:22:42 / March 17, 2019 @ 8:22 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.9628 East, latitude -30.5883 South, depth = 551.77 km. Unique identifier: us1000jlqp. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jlqp. The temblor was detected at 08:22:42 / 8:22 am (local time epicenter). 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 551.77 km (343 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 224 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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