A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 102 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (63 miles). Unique identifier: us10008jie. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008jie. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 263.61 km (164 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/04/17 / 2017-04-15 15:14:01 / April 15, 2017 @ 3:14 pm. Exact location of event, depth 263.61 km, -178.6196° West, -28.5947° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:14:01 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 102 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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