A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 168 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand (104 miles). Exact location of event, depth 149.45 km, -177.578° West, -27.7758° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 09/09/17 / 2017-09-09 20:50:47 / September 9, 2017 @ 8:50 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000aj18. Unique identifier: us2000aj18. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.45 km (93 miles). The temblor was reported at 08:50:47 / 8:50 am (local time epicenter).
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. 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 eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 168 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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