A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 124 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (77 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000cqg4. Id of event: us2000cqg4. The temblor was reported at 08:46:15 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). 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 326.59 km (203 miles). Exact location, longitude -179.9811° West, latitude -32.0677° South, depth = 326.59 km. Global time and date of event 27/01/18 / 2018-01-27 20:46:15 / January 27, 2018 @ 8:46 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 124 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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