A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 149 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (93 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60007ldn. Event ids that are associated: us60007ldn. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/01/20 / 2020-01-20 16:22:18 / January 20, 2020 @ 4:22 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -178.3358° West, latitude -32.6925° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 04:22:18 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 149 km SSE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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