A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 300 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (186 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 11:51:10 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/05/17 / 2017-05-25 23:51:10 / May 25, 2017 @ 11:51 pm. Unique identifier: us10008wv6. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wv6. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -175.9352 West, latitude -32.3957 South, depth = 10 km.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 300 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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