A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 112 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 11:49:03 / March 23, 2019 @ 11:49 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9188° West, -32.011° South. Id of earthquake: us2000k77e. Event ids that are associated: us2000k77e. The temblor was reported at 23:49:03 / 11:49 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 112 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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