A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 128 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (80 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 18:08:54 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/03/20 / 2020-03-12 06:08:54 / March 12, 2020 @ 6:08 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -178.0986° West, latitude -32.3713° South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us70008gv6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008gv6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 128 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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