A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 124 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (77 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.3978 West, latitude -32.4729 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:55:03 / 3:55 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60008gki. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008gki. Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 03:55:03 / March 11, 2020 @ 3:55 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 124 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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