A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 120 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (75 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008eaz. Event ids that are associated: us10008eaz. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/03/17 / 2017-03-28 13:23:07 / March 28, 2017 @ 1:23 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.0712° West, -32.2534° South. The temblor was reported at 01:23:07 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 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 fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 120 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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