A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 170 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (106 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.1258 West, latitude -31.2099 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009pat. Unique identifier: us20009pat. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 15:58:31 / June 19, 2017 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:58:31 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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.
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