A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 275 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (171 miles) on Thursday. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hi7l. Unique identifier: us2000hi7l. 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 07:01:01 / September 14, 2018 @ 7:01 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.6889° West, -33.9092° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:01:01 / 7:01 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 275 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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