A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 264 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (164 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/01/16 / 2016-01-30 00:22:24 / January 30, 2016 @ 12:22 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20004vq4. Event ids that are associated: us20004vq4. Exact location of event, longitude -176.9588 West, latitude -33.1609 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:22:24 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter).
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 thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 264 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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