A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 86 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (53 miles) on Sunday. Global time and date of event 02/12/18 / 2018-12-02 20:41:50 / December 2, 2018 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.4836 West, latitude -32.1257 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:41:50 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us1000i46h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000i46h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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. 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: 86 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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