A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 203 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (126 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was picked up at 07:41:28 / 7:41 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000hjwi. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hjwi. 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: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 19:41:28 / September 25, 2018 @ 7:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -179.0486° West, -33.2676° South, depth 21.59 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.59 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 203 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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