A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 97 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (60 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/17 / 2017-07-11 16:09:10 / July 11, 2017 @ 4:09 pm. Exact location, longitude -179.6995° West, latitude -31.9886° South, depth = 189.3 km. The temblor was reported at 04:09:10 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20009xdr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009xdr. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 189.3 km (118 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 97 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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