A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 171 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (106 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008vaj. Unique identifier: us20008vaj. Exact location, longitude -177.5099° West, latitude -32.4203° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 20/03/17 / 2017-03-20 23:42:34 / March 20, 2017 @ 11:42 pm UTC/GMT. 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). The temblor was detected at 11:42:34 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 171 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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