A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 92 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (57 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3749 West, latitude -32.1356 South, depth = 6.72 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cp3l. Id of event: us2000cp3l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 6.72 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/18 / 2018-01-24 23:54:58 / January 24, 2018 @ 11:54 pm. The temblor was picked up at 11:54:58 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 92 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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