A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 64 km SW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (40 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:29:22 / 5:29 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006dtx. Event ids that are associated: us70006dtx. The epicenter was at a depth of 195.53 km (121 miles). Global time and date of event 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 17:29:22 / November 27, 2019 @ 5:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.4109° West, latitude -31.8205° South, depth = 195.53 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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