A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (72 miles) on Saturday. Unique identifier: us10006v5c. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006v5c. Exact location, longitude -178.0852° West, latitude -32.218° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/09/16 / 2016-09-25 00:22:51 / September 25, 2016 @ 12:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:51 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 116 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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