A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:12:24 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10007wnt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wnt. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/01/17 / 2017-01-16 15:12:24 / January 16, 2017 @ 3:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -179.4072 West, latitude -34.7304 South, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: South of the Kermadec Islands.
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