A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 165 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (103 miles). Id of earthquake: us10003pq9. Event ids that are associated: us10003pq9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.85 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.7996° West, latitude -32.9256° South, depth = 23.85 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 11:01:56 / October 11, 2015 @ 11:01 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:01:56 / 11:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 165 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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