A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 251 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (156 miles) on Thursday. Unique identifier: us60005lcu. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005lcu. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/19 / 2019-09-13 07:56:54 / September 13, 2019 @ 7:56 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.2325 West, latitude -33.6868 South, depth = 35 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 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 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:56:54 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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: 251 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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