A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 212 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (132 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/02/18 / 2018-02-27 13:06:14 / February 27, 2018 @ 1:06 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000d1gy. Id of event: us1000d1gy. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.2847° West, latitude -33.2756° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 01:06:14 / 1:06 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 212 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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