A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (66 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 420.71 km (261 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:22:38 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000jc0a. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jc0a. Exact location, longitude 179.9778° East, latitude -31.3312° South, depth = 420.71 km. Global time and date of event 19/01/19 / 2019-01-19 16:22:38 / January 19, 2019 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT.
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 seven 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 107 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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