A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 183 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (114 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.1874° West, -28.59° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 13:23:09 / December 22, 2015 @ 1:23 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100049a9. Ids that are associated to the event: us100049a9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 01:23:09 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 183 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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