A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (65 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 337.29 km (210 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70007k1j. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007k1j. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9531 West, latitude -31.1299 South, depth = 337.29 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 27/01/20 / 2020-01-27 07:22:20 / January 27, 2020 @ 7:22 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:22:20 / 7:22 pm (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 105 km WNW of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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