A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 169 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (105 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, 179.6312° East, -32.3111° South, depth 321.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/09/18 / 2018-09-09 01:52:54 / September 9, 2018 @ 1:52 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 321.68 km (200 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:52:54 / 1:52 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000hgpl. Event ids that are associated: us2000hgpl.
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 seven 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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 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: 169 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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