A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 107 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (66 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 62.91 km (39 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -178.3377° West, -30.1609° South, depth 62.91 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:42:23 / 5:42 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 05:42:23 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:42 am. Id of earthquake: us10008p7z. Event ids that are associated: us10008p7z.
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 one, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 107 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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