A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 285 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (177 miles). Global time and date of event 13/04/17 / 2017-04-13 13:09:32 / April 13, 2017 @ 1:09 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:09:32 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.1045 West, latitude -26.7848 South, depth = 86.18 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.18 km (54 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008j9z. Id of event: us10008j9z.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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