A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 75 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (47 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d268. Unique identifier: us1000d268. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/02/18 / 2018-02-28 19:55:46 / February 28, 2018 @ 7:55 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:55:46 / 7:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.1066 West, latitude -31.4498 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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