A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 47 km NW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a0ve. Unique identifier: us2000a0ve. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2032 West, latitude -31.0905 South, depth = 173.38 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 173.38 km (108 miles). The temblor was reported at 20:14:51 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/07/17 / 2017-07-20 08:14:51 / July 20, 2017 @ 8:14 am.
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 four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 47 km NW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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