A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 127 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (79 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 07:54:36 / September 27, 2016 @ 7:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.2282° West, -32.4287° South. The temblor was reported at 19:54:36 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006t3g. Id of event: us10006t3g. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). 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 one, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 127 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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