A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 171 km W of Riverton, New Zealand (106 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, 165.7837° East, -46.3573° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/05/20 / 2020-05-03 18:41:51 / May 3, 2020 @ 6:41 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70009cfk. Event ids that are associated: us70009cfk. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:41:51 / 5:41 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 171 km W of Riverton, New Zealand.
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