A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 106 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (66 miles). The temblor was picked up at 11:47:42 / 11:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ityt. Unique identifier: us2000ityt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.7902° West, latitude -32.3908° South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/12/18 / 2018-12-15 23:47:42 / December 15, 2018 @ 11:47 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 106 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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