A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (55 miles). The temblor was picked up at 18:12:53 / 6:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/07/19 / 2019-07-25 06:12:53 / July 25, 2019 @ 6:12 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 24.36 km (15 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.1381° West, latitude -30.9582° South, depth = 24.36 km. Event id: us60004ym1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60004ym1.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 89 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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