A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 145 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (90 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 425.13 km (264 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008qja. Id of event: us70008qja. The 5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:29:09 / 11:29 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/04/20 / 2020-04-07 11:29:09 / April 7, 2020 @ 11:29 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.5914° East, -31.6377° South, depth 425.13 km.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 145 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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