A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 112 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (70 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us20004vgj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004vgj. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.5 km (10 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/16 / 2016-01-24 13:36:55 / January 24, 2016 @ 1:36 pm. The temblor was picked up at 01:36:55 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.3018° West, -30.1382° South, depth 16.5 km. 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. 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: 112 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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