A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 298 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (185 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/16 / 2016-09-19 01:43:21 / September 19, 2016 @ 1:43 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8432 East, latitude -33.9052 South, depth = 159.09 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006tt3. Id of event: us10006tt3. The temblor was reported at 13:43:21 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.09 km (99 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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