A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 228 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (142 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.46 km (23 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:33:52 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006t3q. Id of event: us10006t3q. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 08:33:52 / September 27, 2016 @ 8:33 am. Exact location of event, longitude -177.1655 West, latitude -32.8706 South, depth = 36.46 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 228 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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