A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 86 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (53 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.4888° West, -32.133° South, depth 35 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/12/19 / 2019-12-30 17:34:22 / December 30, 2019 @ 5:34 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000706a. Event ids that are associated: us7000706a. The temblor was reported at 05:34:22 / 5:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 86 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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