A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 136 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (85 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006v9x. Id of event: us20006v9x. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:20:00 / 10:20 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 10:20:00 / August 24, 2016 @ 10:20 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6614° West, -30.4833° South, depth 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 136 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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