A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 117 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand (73 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 17:57:12 / February 3, 2017 @ 5:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 175.2 km, -177.8014° West, -28.2141° South. Event id: us20008k8r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k8r. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 175.2 km (109 miles). The temblor was detected at 05:57:12 / 5:57 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 117 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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