A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 132 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (82 miles). Global time and date of event 10/11/18 / 2018-11-10 20:49:40 / November 10, 2018 @ 8:49 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000hsu8. Id of event: us1000hsu8. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8334° West, -30.6626° South, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:49:40 / 8:49 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 132 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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