A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 147 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (91 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us20008ubv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008ubv. 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 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 18/03/17 / 2017-03-18 14:24:42 / March 18, 2017 @ 2:24 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 02:24:42 / 2:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -176.8666° West, latitude -30.25° South, depth = 35 km.
Every 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 seven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-three 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 147 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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