A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (75 miles) on Friday. The epicenter was at a depth of 424.25 km (264 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.8707 East, latitude -31.7384 South, depth = 424.25 km. The temblor was detected at 06:01:55 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008dc1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008dc1. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/03/17 / 2017-03-30 18:01:55 / March 30, 2017 @ 6:01 pm.
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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