A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 108 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (67 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.403 West, latitude -30.1484 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000aymp. Unique identifier: us1000aymp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/10/17 / 2017-10-22 15:23:27 / October 22, 2017 @ 3:23 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:23:27 / 3:23 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 108 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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