A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 282 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (175 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 19:54:17 / May 23, 2017 @ 7:54 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008wjp. Unique identifier: us10008wjp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3224 West, latitude -33.9368 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:54:17 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 282 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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