A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 137 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (85 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:24:22 / 3:24 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007pir. Id of event: us60007pir. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/20 / 2020-01-24 03:24:22 / January 24, 2020 @ 3:24 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -177.5905° West, -30.914° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 137 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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