A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 59 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (37 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/02/20 / 2020-02-08 20:50:51 / February 8, 2020 @ 8:50 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007lq8. Unique identifier: us70007lq8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -178.5948° West, -31.9056° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 08:50:51 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 59 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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