A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 194 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (121 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was picked up at 02:49:47 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.1021 West, latitude -33.1818 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000hgis. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgis. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/18 / 2018-09-05 14:49:47 / September 5, 2018 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 194 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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