A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 153 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (95 miles) on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -179.1154° West, -32.807° South, depth 43.17 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/09/16 / 2016-09-27 08:42:02 / September 27, 2016 @ 8:42 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 43.17 km (27 miles). Id of earthquake: us20007df9. Event ids that are associated: us20007df9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:42:02 / 8:42 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 153 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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