A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 163 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (101 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 441.61 km (274 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.6784° East, -32.264° South, depth 441.61 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:11:13 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008k8k. Unique identifier: us20008k8k. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 14:11:13 / February 3, 2017 @ 2:11 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 163 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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