A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 173 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (107 miles). The temblor was detected at 16:46:10 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 122.81 km, -179.5582° West, -32.8903° South. Event id: us10005dnc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005dnc. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 122.81 km (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/16 / 2016-04-24 04:46:10 / April 24, 2016 @ 4:46 am.
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 fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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