A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 123 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (76 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:09:48 / 9:09 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 98.16 km (61 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006v52. Unique identifier: us10006v52. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/10/16 / 2016-10-05 09:09:48 / October 5, 2016 @ 9:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.064° West, -28.4304° South, depth 98.16 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 123 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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