A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 125 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (78 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/17 / 2017-03-11 18:18:48 / March 11, 2017 @ 6:18 pm. Unique identifier: us20008ss7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008ss7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.6456° West, -30.3768° South. The temblor was picked up at 06:18:48 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight 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: 125 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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