A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 142 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (88 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.4448° West, latitude -31.1243° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 03:48:17 / 3:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 13/08/19 / 2019-08-13 15:48:17 / August 13, 2019 @ 3:48 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600057ir. Event ids that are associated: us600057ir.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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