A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 122 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (76 miles). Global time and date of event 18/02/17 / 2017-02-18 11:19:11 / February 18, 2017 @ 11:19 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 485.3 km (302 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:19:11 / 11:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100085qp. Unique identifier: us100085qp. Exact location of event, depth 485.3 km, 179.807° East, -31.4633° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 122 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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