A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 183 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (114 miles) on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007jwz. Id of event: us70007jwz. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:42:47 / 2:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 507.47 km (315 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 507.47 km, 179.1983° East, -31.1695° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/20 / 2020-01-26 02:42:47 / January 26, 2020 @ 2:42 am.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 183 km W of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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