A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 110 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008tth. Unique identifier: us20008tth. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/03/17 / 2017-03-15 22:12:38 / March 15, 2017 @ 10:12 pm. The temblor was reported at 10:12:38 / 10:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.5738° West, latitude -30.2248° South, depth = 35 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 110 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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