A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 104 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles). Unique identifier: us10004efv. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004efv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 34.99 km (22 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/01/16 / 2016-01-08 01:55:28 / January 8, 2016 @ 1:55 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:55:28 / 1:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.614 West, latitude -30.1737 South, depth = 34.99 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 104 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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