A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 134 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (83 miles). Unique identifier: us60008dgf. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008dgf. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.058° West, -32.4116° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 01:01:47 / March 11, 2020 @ 1:01 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 13:01:47 / 1:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 134 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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