A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 187 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (116 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.742 West, latitude -33.1222 South, depth = 11.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 11.68 km (7 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/09/15 / 2015-09-21 21:22:58 / September 21, 2015 @ 9:22 pm. Unique identifier: us10003lam. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003lam. The temblor was reported at 09:22:58 / 9:22 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 187 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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