A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 159 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (99 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us700070td. Unique identifier: us700070td. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/01/20 / 2020-01-01 16:22:50 / January 1, 2020 @ 4:22 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3732 West, latitude -32.8014 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:22:50 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 159 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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