A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 161 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (100 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006pic. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006pic. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:23:19 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.7728 West, latitude -32.5288 South, depth = 11.62 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 11.62 km (7 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/12/19 / 2019-12-14 00:23:19 / December 14, 2019 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 161 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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