A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 131 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (81 miles) on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 03:44:28 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us20008inx. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008inx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 25/01/17 / 2017-01-25 15:44:28 / January 25, 2017 @ 3:44 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.2345 West, latitude -30.3006 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 131 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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