A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 157 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (98 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 00:44:28 / 12:44 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/03/20 / 2020-03-11 12:44:28 / March 11, 2020 @ 12:44 pm. Unique identifier: us60008gkl. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008gkl. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1175 West, latitude -32.6915 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 157 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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