A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 154 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (96 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location, longitude -177.2997° West, latitude -31.1775° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 23:00:08 / 11:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/19 / 2019-08-14 11:00:08 / August 14, 2019 @ 11:00 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us600054x8. Unique identifier: us600054x8.
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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 154 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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