A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 184 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (114 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4641 West, latitude -33.0583 South, depth = 52.01 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:30:43 / 3:30 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us20003nny. Event ids that are associated: us20003nny. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 52.01 km (32 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/09/15 / 2015-09-12 03:30:43 / September 12, 2015 @ 3:30 am.
Each 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 nine, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 184 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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