A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 193 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (120 miles). Unique identifier: us20007e36. Ids that are associated to the event: us20007e36. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.9548° West, -31.9603° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:06:41 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 08:06:41 / October 8, 2016 @ 8:06 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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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. 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: 193 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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