A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 290 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand (180 miles). The temblor was picked up at 05:13:41 / 5:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 233.89 km (145 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9072 West, latitude -26.6434 South, depth = 233.89 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 17:13:41 / June 24, 2017 @ 5:13 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us20009phu. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009phu.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 290 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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