A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 190 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (118 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9731° West, -32.9628° South. The temblor was reported at 15:32:08 / 3:32 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 03:32:08 / September 21, 2015 @ 3:32 am. Id of earthquake: us10003l8y. Event ids that are associated: us10003l8y.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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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