A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 54 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (34 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was detected at 16:33:12 / 4:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 04:33:12 / September 10, 2018 @ 4:33 am. Event id: us2000hgr3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hgr3. The epicenter was at a depth of 91.15 km (57 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -179.136 West, latitude -31.8774 South, depth = 91.15 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-nine 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 react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 54 km SSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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