A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 172 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (107 miles). The earthquake occurred 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). Unique identifier: us60007k7h. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007k7h. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.5997° West, -28.2122° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/20 / 2020-01-19 13:47:49 / January 19, 2020 @ 1:47 pm. The temblor was reported at 01:47:49 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 172 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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