A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 148 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (92 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4134° West, -32.7053° South, depth 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:18:04 / 5:18 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60008gku. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008gku. 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 17:18:04 / March 11, 2020 @ 5:18 pm UTC/GMT.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 148 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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