A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 140 km WSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (87 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000g2tp. Event ids that are associated: us1000g2tp. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 317.12 km (197 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:53:00 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/08/18 / 2018-08-03 16:53:00 / August 3, 2018 @ 4:53 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -179.2912° West, latitude -29.623° South, depth = 317.12 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 140 km WSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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