A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 123 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (76 miles). Global time and date of event 14/01/20 / 2020-01-14 10:35:32 / January 14, 2020 @ 10:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.43 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 22:35:32 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.9466° West, -30.6845° South, depth 24.43 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007hcm. Id of event: us60007hcm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 123 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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