A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 81 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (50 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.1799° West, -29.6428° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/03/18 / 2018-03-01 19:51:13 / March 1, 2018 @ 7:51 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000d27z. Unique identifier: us1000d27z. The temblor was picked up at 07:51:13 / 7:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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