A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 95 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (59 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jlvv. Id of event: us1000jlvv. Global time and date of event 18/03/19 / 2019-03-18 16:53:46 / March 18, 2019 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.9336° West, -31.677° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:53:46 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-seven 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. 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: 95 km ESE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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