A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 232 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (144 miles) on Tuesday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.7709° West, -28.3222° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 31/01/18 / 2018-01-31 02:16:57 / January 31, 2018 @ 2:16 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000crl8. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000crl8. The temblor was picked up at 14:16:57 / 2:16 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 232 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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