A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 246 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (153 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3101 West, latitude -31.527 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 05:50:39 / 5:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us600057iz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600057iz. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 17:50:39 / August 13, 2019 @ 5:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 246 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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