A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 161 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (100 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.65 km, -178.7227° West, -32.8813° South. The temblor was reported at 11:53:11 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70008xmb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008xmb. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.65 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/20 / 2020-04-09 23:53:11 / April 9, 2020 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 161 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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