A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (58 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us70006xtb. Event ids that are associated: us70006xtb. Exact location, longitude -179.7995° West, latitude -31.0987° South, depth = 320.28 km. The temblor was detected at 04:59:59 / 4:59 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 320.28 km (199 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 16:59:59 / December 25, 2019 @ 4:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen 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.
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