A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 156 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (97 miles). Exact location of event, depth 319.09 km, -179.4957° West, -30.1195° South. The temblor was reported at 21:29:08 / 9:29 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 09:29:08 / February 5, 2017 @ 9:29 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us20008kgy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008kgy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 319.09 km (198 miles).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 156 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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