A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 171 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (106 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us7000713x. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000713x. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/01/20 / 2020-01-02 18:12:46 / January 2, 2020 @ 6:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -178.1916 West, latitude -32.8569 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:12:46 / 6:12 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 171 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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