A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 118 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (73 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/08/17 / 2017-08-09 15:24:04 / August 9, 2017 @ 3:24 pm. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.9819° West, -30.7124° South. The temblor was detected at 03:24:04 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a83c. Unique identifier: us2000a83c. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 118 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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