A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 130 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (81 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 325.22 km (202 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/10/19 / 2019-10-14 01:44:13 / October 14, 2019 @ 1:44 am. Exact location, longitude 179.8611° East, latitude -31.9512° South, depth = 325.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70005tzr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005tzr. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:44:13 / 1:44 pm (local time epicenter).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 130 km WSW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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