A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 121 km NNE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (75 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 05:24:13 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 17:24:13 / June 20, 2017 @ 5:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us20009pbr. Unique identifier: us20009pbr. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.3521° West, -30.4467° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km NNE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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