A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 150 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (93 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us600055ga. Ids that are associated to the event: us600055ga. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/08/19 / 2019-08-07 15:41:35 / August 7, 2019 @ 3:41 pm. The temblor was picked up at 03:41:35 / 3:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6315 West, latitude -30.62 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 150 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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