A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 223 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (139 miles). Event id: us1000887m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000887m. The temblor was reported at 12:45:38 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 00:45:38 / March 3, 2017 @ 12:45 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 57.42 km (36 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 57.42 km, 179.8382° East, -33.141° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 223 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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