A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 236 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (147 miles). 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 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 16:22:16 / April 30, 2017 @ 4:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 04:22:16 / 4:22 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008prr. Unique identifier: us10008prr. Exact location of earthquake, -175.4698° West, -29.4199° South, depth 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 236 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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