A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 150 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (93 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:34:28 / 3:34 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -178.4626° West, -32.7382° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/17 / 2017-04-11 15:34:28 / April 11, 2017 @ 3:34 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008inp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008inp.
Each 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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 150 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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