A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 181 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (112 miles). Event id: us600087hc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600087hc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/20 / 2020-03-01 19:41:26 / March 1, 2020 @ 7:41 pm. The temblor was reported at 07:41:26 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.4616° East, -32.2861° South, depth 406.12 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 406.12 km (252 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 181 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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