A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 245 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (152 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/07/17 / 2017-07-15 09:08:38 / July 15, 2017 @ 9:08 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:08:38 / 9:08 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20009yee. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009yee. Exact location of earthquake, -176.7373° West, -27.3019° South, depth 35 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 245 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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