A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 245 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (152 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:56:26 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70006znm. Event ids that are associated: us70006znm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/12/19 / 2019-12-29 14:56:26 / December 29, 2019 @ 2:56 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.5083° West, -33.6189° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 245 km S of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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