A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 152 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (94 miles). Id of earthquake: us600064cj. Event ids that are associated: us600064cj. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 02:28:13 / 2:28 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 20/10/19 / 2019-10-20 14:28:13 / October 20, 2019 @ 2:28 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -177.3279 West, latitude -31.1612 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 152 km E of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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