A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 138 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (86 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 09:28:26 / 9:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 374.34 km (233 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20004wlu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wlu. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/01/16 / 2016-01-28 21:28:26 / January 28, 2016 @ 9:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.8311 West, latitude -32.402 South, depth = 374.34 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 138 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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