A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 143 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (89 miles). Event id: us70008c3z. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008c3z. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2474 West, latitude -32.598 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/03/20 / 2020-03-15 16:28:37 / March 15, 2020 @ 4:28 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:28:37 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 143 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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