A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 125 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (78 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 15:04:48 / April 14, 2020 @ 3:04 pm. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:04:48 / 3:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us70008w1b. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008w1b. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8994° West, -30.7051° South, depth 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days two hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 125 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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