A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 91 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (57 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/18 / 2018-09-14 17:49:48 / September 14, 2018 @ 5:49 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.8851° West, -32.2609° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000hi83. Event ids that are associated: us2000hi83. The temblor was reported at 05:49:48 / 5:49 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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 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: 91 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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