A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 130 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (81 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us20009pbx. Unique identifier: us20009pbx. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/06/17 / 2017-06-20 18:20:01 / June 20, 2017 @ 6:20 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -178.1405° West, -30.4258° South, depth 51.76 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:20:01 / 6:20 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 51.76 km (32 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 130 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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