A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 160 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (99 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.2755 West, latitude -29.5297 South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us1000d7vw. Event ids that are associated: us1000d7vw. The temblor was detected at 12:44:47 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 00:44:47 / March 15, 2018 @ 12:44 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 160 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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