A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 122 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (76 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 263.86 km (164 miles). Exact location, longitude -178.2877° West, latitude -28.216° South, depth = 263.86 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:16:50 / 10:16 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000ag6w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000ag6w. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 10:16:50 / September 3, 2017 @ 10:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 122 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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