A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 141 km WNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (88 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:01:21 / 6:01 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008k7c. Unique identifier: us20008k7c. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/02/17 / 2017-02-02 18:01:21 / February 2, 2017 @ 6:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 387.01 km (240 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.2903° West, latitude -28.8911° South, depth = 387.01 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 one and in the last 365 days seven 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.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 141 km WNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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