A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 116 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (72 miles) on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us100096wv. Event ids that are associated: us100096wv. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.4305 West, latitude -30.2359 South, depth = 35 km. 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: 28/06/17 / 2017-06-28 23:40:16 / June 28, 2017 @ 11:40 pm. The temblor was detected at 11:40:16 / 11:40 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 116 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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