A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 125 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (78 miles). Id of earthquake: us60008gkb. Event ids that are associated: us60008gkb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 06:24:03 / March 11, 2020 @ 6:24 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:24:03 / 6:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2661° West, -32.4316° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 125 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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