A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 272 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (169 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/09/18 / 2018-09-10 17:48:07 / September 10, 2018 @ 5:48 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.0387 West, latitude -33.8907 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:48:07 / 5:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgrw. Unique identifier: us2000hgrw.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 272 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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