A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 293 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (182 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:08:44 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.2717 West, latitude -27.0505 South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 10/07/17 / 2017-07-10 15:08:44 / July 10, 2017 @ 3:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009xxj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009xxj.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 293 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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