A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 202 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (126 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:02:45 / 1:02 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.0956 West, latitude -33.2533 South, depth = 35 km. Unique identifier: us70007pee. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007pee. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/02/20 / 2020-02-04 13:02:45 / February 4, 2020 @ 1:02 pm UTC/GMT.
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 fifty-eight 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 202 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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