A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 190 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (118 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.2799° West, -33.0649° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:02:11 / 1:02 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 14/04/20 / 2020-04-14 01:02:11 / April 14, 2020 @ 1:02 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000912b. Id of event: us7000912b.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days seventy-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 190 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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