A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (53 miles). Global time and date of event 11/05/20 / 2020-05-11 14:55:35 / May 11, 2020 @ 2:55 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.1069° West, -31.0754° South, depth 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:55:35 / 2:55 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70009jq7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70009jq7.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 85 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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