A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 164 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (102 miles). Global time and date of event 28/12/15 / 2015-12-28 14:16:07 / December 28, 2015 @ 2:16 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 02:16:07 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 448.57 km (279 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude 179.4986° East, latitude -30.8896° South, depth = 448.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10004bjn. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004bjn.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 164 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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