A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 147 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (91 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 20:39:36 / March 5, 2020 @ 8:39 pm. The temblor was detected at 08:39:36 / 8:39 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us60008d86. Unique identifier: us60008d86. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1634 West, latitude -32.6067 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 147 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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