A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 178 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (111 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 53.2 km (33 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -176.4121° West, -28.33° South, depth 53.2 km. Unique identifier: us2000a1sr. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000a1sr. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 09:02:25 / July 23, 2017 @ 9:02 am. The temblor was detected at 21:02:25 / 9:02 pm (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 178 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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