A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 118 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (73 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 40.43 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20005jtb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005jtb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 22:45:29 / April 11, 2016 @ 10:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:29 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.8197° West, -30.3331° South, depth 40.43 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 118 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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