A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 190 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (118 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003l8u. Id of event: us10003l8u. Exact location of event, longitude -178.2839 West, latitude -33.0666 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 03:01:51 / September 21, 2015 @ 3:01 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:01:51 / 3:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 190 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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