A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (117 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 04:37:39 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.9371° West, -31.6757° South. Unique identifier: us10008vjb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008vjb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/05/17 / 2017-05-22 16:37:39 / May 22, 2017 @ 4:37 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 188 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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