A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 152 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (94 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.25 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:28:13 / 9:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003mu7. Unique identifier: us20003mu7. Exact location, longitude -178.3772° West, latitude -32.7343° South, depth = 11.25 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/15 / 2015-09-09 09:28:13 / September 9, 2015 @ 9:28 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 152 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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