A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 158 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7661 West, latitude -32.6565 South, depth = 99.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 99.82 km (62 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 13:08:23 / June 11, 2017 @ 1:08 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:08:23 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20009n0p. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n0p.
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 one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 158 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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