A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 92 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (57 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 00:35:33 / January 18, 2016 @ 12:35 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -179.8334° West, -31.6813° South, depth 223.23 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.23 km (139 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10004gct. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004gct. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:35:33 / 12:35 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 92 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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