A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 176 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (109 miles) on Wednesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:33:04 / 6:33 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.108 West, latitude -31.0176 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 18:33:04 / December 25, 2019 @ 6:33 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us70006xtf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006xtf.
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 three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 176 km ENE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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