A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 105 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles). Event id: us700071qh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700071qh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 23:52:23 / January 4, 2020 @ 11:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 11:52:23 / 11:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location, longitude -177.0023° West, latitude -28.733° South, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 105 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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