A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 250 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (155 miles). Exact location of event, depth 34.39 km, -179.1358° West, -33.6815° South. Unique identifier: us100076n3. Ids that are associated to the event: us100076n3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 34.39 km (21 miles). Global time and date of event 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 00:21:38 / November 3, 2016 @ 12:21 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:21:38 / 12:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 250 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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