A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 86 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand (53 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 27/04/20 / 2020-04-27 14:51:04 / April 27, 2020 @ 2:51 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 98.26 km, -178.3349° West, -30.8198° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:51:04 / 2:51 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 98.26 km (61 miles). Unique identifier: us700097qr. Ids that are associated to the event: us700097qr.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every 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.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 86 km NE of L’Esperance Rock, New Zealand.
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