A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 183 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand (114 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:52:40 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.88 km (13 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003mx1. Id of event: us10003mx1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/10/15 / 2015-10-12 01:52:40 / October 12, 2015 @ 1:52 am. Exact location of event, longitude 164.0276 East, latitude -49.7667 South, depth = 20.88 km.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 183 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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