A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 157 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (98 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 05:25:06 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.2447° West, -31.5284° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/07/17 / 2017-07-18 17:25:06 / July 18, 2017 @ 5:25 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009z6c. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009z6c.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 157 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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