A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 103 km N of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (64 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ecwb. Id of event: us1000ecwb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:17:05 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 181.2 km (113 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.9143° West, latitude -30.503° South, depth = 181.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/05/18 / 2018-05-27 04:17:05 / May 27, 2018 @ 4:17 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 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: 103 km N of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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