A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 28 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (17 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/20 / 2020-03-04 04:23:20 / March 4, 2020 @ 4:23 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us60008cjf. Unique identifier: us60008cjf. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:23:20 / 4:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6131° West, -31.3685° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 28 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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