A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 175 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (109 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 7.72 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dd4d. Id of event: us2000dd4d. The temblor was picked up at 02:44:29 / 2:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4819° West, -32.9726° South, depth 7.72 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/02/18 / 2018-02-26 14:44:29 / February 26, 2018 @ 2:44 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 175 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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