A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 112 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.9692° West, -28.6672° South, depth 10 km. Global time and date of event 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 14:09:55 / January 4, 2016 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004e06. Id of event: us10004e06. The temblor was reported at 02:09:55 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 112 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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