A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 116 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (72 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/15 / 2015-09-14 11:25:24 / September 14, 2015 @ 11:25 am. Event id: us20003p1f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003p1f. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 9.01 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -177.8394° West, latitude -30.3205° South, depth = 9.01 km. The temblor was picked up at 23:25:24 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 116 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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