A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 74 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (46 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2687 West, latitude -31.0344 South, depth = 115.38 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008b71. Unique identifier: us60008b71. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/03/20 / 2020-03-03 16:36:43 / March 3, 2020 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:36:43 / 4:36 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 115.38 km (72 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days two hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
Questions or comments?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 74 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
Copyright © 2020 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.