A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 178 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (111 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.491 West, latitude -33.0014 South, depth = 15.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:25:58 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.51 km (10 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003ldf. Id of event: us20003ldf. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/09/15 / 2015-09-08 00:25:58 / September 8, 2015 @ 12:25 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 178 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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