A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 80 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (50 miles) on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008fiy. Id of event: us10008fiy. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 96.14 km (60 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/04/17 / 2017-04-03 13:07:48 / April 3, 2017 @ 1:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:07:48 / 1:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -178.2062° West, latitude -29.941° South, depth = 96.14 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 80 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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