A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 167 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (104 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 00:51:54 / April 2, 2018 @ 12:51 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.6205 West, latitude -32.9254 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 12:51:54 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dxk9. Id of event: us2000dxk9.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 167 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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