A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 200 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (124 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:54:07 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3078 West, latitude -27.9507 South, depth = 382.11 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/08/17 / 2017-08-17 22:54:07 / August 17, 2017 @ 10:54 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us2000aawr. Event ids that are associated: us2000aawr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 382.11 km (237 miles).
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 was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 200 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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