A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 123 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (76 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 26/09/16 / 2016-09-26 18:07:03 / September 26, 2016 @ 6:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -178.0804° West, -30.5663° South, depth 45.87 km. The temblor was detected at 06:07:03 / 6:07 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 45.87 km (29 miles). Event id: us10006swg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006swg.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seventy-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 123 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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