A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 98 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (61 miles). Global time and date of event 05/03/20 / 2020-03-05 01:16:24 / March 5, 2020 @ 1:16 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60008d7p. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008d7p. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.8824° West, latitude -31.6256° South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:16:24 / 1:16 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 98 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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