A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 59 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (37 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 20:34:46 / July 22, 2017 @ 8:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.5477 West, latitude -31.8751 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 08:34:46 / 8:34 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000a1q8. Event ids that are associated: us2000a1q8. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 59 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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