A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 94 km SW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (58 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 21:25:02 / October 10, 2019 @ 9:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 120.49 km (75 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -178.4857 West, latitude -29.9509 South, depth = 120.49 km. Id of earthquake: us70005vgy. Event ids that are associated: us70005vgy. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:25:02 / 9:25 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 94 km SW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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