A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 159 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (99 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/06/17 / 2017-06-22 22:17:42 / June 22, 2017 @ 10:17 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 179.6478° East, -30.7141° South, depth 457.45 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 457.45 km (284 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:17:42 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000956r. Id of event: us1000956r.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 159 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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