A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 230 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (143 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:46:27 / 1:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/03/20 / 2020-03-26 01:46:27 / March 26, 2020 @ 1:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.9678° West, latitude -33.5133° South, depth = 35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008jcr. Unique identifier: us70008jcr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 230 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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