A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 154 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (96 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/02/18 / 2018-02-24 19:47:00 / February 24, 2018 @ 7:47 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.6459° West, -32.8058° South. Unique identifier: us2000db6b. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000db6b. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:47:00 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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