A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 134 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (83 miles). Unique identifier: us2000hafq. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hafq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/09/18 / 2018-09-01 01:14:38 / September 1, 2018 @ 1:14 am. The temblor was detected at 13:14:38 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 43.9 km (27 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.9279° West, latitude -30.483° South, depth = 43.9 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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