A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 262 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (163 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 94.98 km (59 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:25:05 / 3:25 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgiw. Id of event: us2000hgiw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 15:25:05 / September 5, 2018 @ 3:25 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9875 West, latitude -33.6142 South, depth = 94.98 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 262 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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