A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 185 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (115 miles). Global time and date of event 05/10/15 / 2015-10-05 22:04:52 / October 5, 2015 @ 10:04 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us10003nld. Ids that are associated to the event: us10003nld. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 10:04:52 / 10:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.6434° West, -33.0926° 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 four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-nine 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 185 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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