A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 298 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (185 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.8328° West, -34.1212° South, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:25:58 / 4:25 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hice. Unique identifier: us2000hice. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/09/18 / 2018-09-16 16:25:58 / September 16, 2018 @ 4:25 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, 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 have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 298 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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