A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 83 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (52 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.87 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60009bi0. Id of event: us60009bi0. The temblor was picked up at 23:41:48 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/04/20 / 2020-04-19 11:41:48 / April 19, 2020 @ 11:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 11.87 km, -178.0204° West, -31.388° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 83 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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