A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 119 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (74 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 02:41:20 / July 1, 2017 @ 2:41 am. Event id: us100097s5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100097s5. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:41:20 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.5762° West, latitude -30.3098° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 119 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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