A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (37 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.29 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us20009j96. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009j96. The temblor was detected at 03:43:34 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6694 West, latitude -31.9277 South, depth = 39.29 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/05/17 / 2017-05-29 15:43:34 / May 29, 2017 @ 3:43 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 59 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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