A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 287 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (178 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.3303 West, latitude -27.0725 South, depth = 35 km. The temblor was detected at 01:11:59 / 1:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 13:11:59 / July 10, 2017 @ 1:11 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009xxt. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xxt.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 287 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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