A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 175 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (109 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004r19. Id of event: us10004r19. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/02/16 / 2016-02-16 08:51:25 / February 16, 2016 @ 8:51 am. Exact location of event, depth 428.17 km, 179.6837° East, -32.4527° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 428.17 km (266 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:51:25 / 8:51 pm (local time epicenter).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 175 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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