A major earthquake magnitude 7 (ml/mb) strikes 113 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (70 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 134 km, -178.5° West, -32.4° South. The temblor was picked up at 16:18:59 / 4:18 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 134 km (83 miles). Id of earthquake: at00petnzn. Event ids that are associated: at00petnzn, pt18253000. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 04:18:59 / September 10, 2018 @ 4:18 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near L’Esperance Rock in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 7.0 to 7.9 may cause serious damage. 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-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 15 major earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 113 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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