A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 104 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:34:56 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008vg6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008vg6. Exact location, longitude -177.9095° West, latitude -30.2129° South, depth = 51.96 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 51.96 km (32 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: 20/05/17 / 2017-05-20 09:34:56 / May 20, 2017 @ 9:34 am.
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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. 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: 104 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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