A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 113 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (70 miles) on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us2000hgm4. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgm4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 00:20:19 / September 7, 2018 @ 12:20 am. Exact location of event, longitude -179.5537 West, latitude -30.5768 South, depth = 374.88 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 374.88 km (233 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:20:19 / 12:20 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 113 km NNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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