A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 46 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (29 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 92.4 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003n15. Id of event: us10003n15. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.1948 West, latitude -31.7694 South, depth = 92.4 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:19 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/15 / 2015-09-30 16:27:19 / September 30, 2015 @ 4:27 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 46 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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