A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 164 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (102 miles). Exact location of event, depth 25.39 km, -176.2114° West, -29.3631° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:58:37 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/10/17 / 2017-10-24 15:58:37 / October 24, 2017 @ 3:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.39 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000b04i. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000b04i.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 164 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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