A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 153 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (95 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.3339° West, -31.0924° South. The temblor was picked up at 09:55:48 / 9:55 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us6000570u. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000570u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/08/19 / 2019-08-12 21:55:48 / August 12, 2019 @ 9:55 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 153 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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