A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 195 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (121 miles) on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:25:56 / 3:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10003nks. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003nks. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 03:25:56 / October 5, 2015 @ 3:25 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.1224° West, latitude -33.0649° South, depth = 10 km.
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 nine, in the past 30 days fifty-two and in the last 365 days ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 195 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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