A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 108 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (67 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 05:31:11 / 5:31 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -178.6568 West, latitude -28.5533 South, depth = 388.66 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 388.66 km (242 miles) below the earth’s surface. 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: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 17:31:11 / July 1, 2017 @ 5:31 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us100097sx. Unique identifier: us100097sx.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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