A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 177 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (110 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/09/15 / 2015-09-08 00:43:42 / September 8, 2015 @ 12:43 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5747 West, latitude -32.5727 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:43:42 / 12:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003ldi. Id of event: us20003ldi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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