A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 80 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (50 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:13:37 / 9:13 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 21:13:37 / May 3, 2020 @ 9:13 pm. Unique identifier: us70009cfp. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009cfp. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.0545° West, latitude -31.3783° South, depth = 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 80 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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