A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 93 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (58 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.2123° West, -29.8591° South, depth 35 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/04/16 / 2016-04-06 02:46:56 / April 6, 2016 @ 2:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005i9b. Unique identifier: us20005i9b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:46:56 / 2:46 pm (local time epicenter).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 93 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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