A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 199 km W of Raoul Island, New Zealand (124 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 221.66 km (138 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 13:54:49 / August 1, 2017 @ 1:54 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:54:49 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9424 West, latitude -29.4784 South, depth = 221.66 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a5jl. Event ids that are associated: us2000a5jl.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 199 km W of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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