A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 25 km NNE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (16 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 17.83 km, -178.8302° West, -31.2131° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.83 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000hqxh. Event ids that are associated: us1000hqxh. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/11/18 / 2018-11-05 16:52:54 / November 5, 2018 @ 4:52 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:52:54 / 4:52 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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