A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 222 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (138 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20003p23. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p23. Exact location of earthquake, -177.9641° West, -33.2729° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 23:29:14 / September 14, 2015 @ 11:29 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:29:14 / 11:29 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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