A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 200 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (124 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000d701. Event ids that are associated: us2000d701. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.345 West, latitude -28.0835 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:57:39 / 7:57 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/02/18 / 2018-02-15 07:57:39 / February 15, 2018 @ 7:57 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 200 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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