A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (60 miles) on Wednesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 206.97 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7355 West, latitude -31.9516 South, depth = 206.97 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009vvd. Id of event: us20009vvd. The temblor was picked up at 14:43:49 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/07/17 / 2017-07-13 02:43:49 / July 13, 2017 @ 2:43 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 97 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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