A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 75 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (47 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000c4zs. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c4zs. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:31:53 / 11:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4127° West, -30.8916° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/12/17 / 2017-12-10 23:31:53 / December 10, 2017 @ 11:31 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 75 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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