A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 70 km NNE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (43 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:17:36 / 6:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 99.96 km (62 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70008w67. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008w67. Exact location of event, depth 99.96 km, -178.5196° West, -30.887° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 18:17:36 / April 14, 2020 @ 6:17 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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