A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 100 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (62 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a7bz. Id of event: us2000a7bz. The temblor was reported at 01:12:32 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -176.8719° West, -29.3114° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 13:12:32 / August 8, 2017 @ 1:12 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
How would you describe the shaking?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 100 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.