A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 269 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (167 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5c6. Unique identifier: us1000g5c6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:28:56 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/08/18 / 2018-08-04 08:28:56 / August 4, 2018 @ 8:28 am. Exact location of event, longitude -176.9196 West, latitude -33.1908 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 269 km SE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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