A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 89 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (55 miles). Event id: us10008ekw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ekw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -178.012 West, latitude -31.7092 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/03/17 / 2017-03-29 01:21:35 / March 29, 2017 @ 1:21 am. The temblor was detected at 13:21:35 / 1:21 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-eight 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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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: 89 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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