A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 110 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (68 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arlx. Unique identifier: us2000arlx. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:47:17 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.06 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/17 / 2017-09-02 17:47:17 / September 2, 2017 @ 5:47 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.602 West, latitude -30.2265 South, depth = 36.06 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days sixty-six 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.
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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: 110 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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