A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 20 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (12 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 104.43 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 02:54:46 / 2:54 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us60008b1h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008b1h. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 14:54:46 / March 1, 2020 @ 2:54 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.1027° West, latitude -31.5016° South, depth = 104.43 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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