A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 138 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 22:06:01 / October 24, 2017 @ 10:06 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000b04r. Unique identifier: us1000b04r. Exact location of event, longitude -177.7562 West, latitude -32.215 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:06:01 / 10:06 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 138 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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