A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 130 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (81 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:58:52 / 5:58 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.5 km (16 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 17:58:52 / March 12, 2020 @ 5:58 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -177.8097° West, latitude -30.7234° South, depth = 26.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70008gvh. Event ids that are associated: us70008gvh.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 130 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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