A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 122 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (76 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000914v. Event ids that are associated: us7000914v. Exact location of event, longitude -177.9794 West, latitude -32.2095 South, depth = 404.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 404.83 km (252 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:28:36 / 5:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 17:28:36 / April 21, 2020 @ 5:28 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 122 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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