A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 74 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (46 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:15:18 / 11:15 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008dku. Event ids that are associated: us10008dku. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/03/17 / 2017-03-26 23:15:18 / March 26, 2017 @ 11:15 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 160.28 km (100 miles). Exact location of event, depth 160.28 km, -179.5061° West, -31.858° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 74 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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