A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 149 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (93 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/09/19 / 2019-09-30 13:51:49 / September 30, 2019 @ 1:51 pm. Event id: us70005sln. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005sln. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:51:49 / 1:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.2561 West, latitude -30.4932 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 149 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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