A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 263 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (163 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.3549° West, -33.7754° South, depth 53.46 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006q7l. Unique identifier: us10006q7l. The temblor was detected at 05:42:32 / 5:42 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.46 km (33 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/16 / 2016-09-16 17:42:32 / September 16, 2016 @ 5:42 pm.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 263 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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