A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 197 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (122 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.8783° West, latitude -33.2456° South, depth = 47.9 km. Event id: us1000arkr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000arkr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.9 km (30 miles). The temblor was picked up at 01:52:31 / 1:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 07/10/17 / 2017-10-07 13:52:31 / October 7, 2017 @ 1:52 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 197 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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