A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 196 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.0803° West, -33.1985° South, depth 10.44 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 08:41:25 / July 22, 2017 @ 8:41 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.44 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 20:41:25 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a1p5. Id of event: us2000a1p5.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 196 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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