A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 135 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (84 miles). Event id: us10006sfr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006sfr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 00:25:10 / September 25, 2016 @ 12:25 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9991° West, -32.3797° South. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:25:10 / 12:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Questions or comments?
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: 135 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.