A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 35 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 08:14:45 / 8:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 74.86 km, -177.9434° West, -29.5861° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 74.86 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/03/20 / 2020-03-25 20:14:45 / March 25, 2020 @ 8:14 pm. Id of earthquake: us70008iym. Event ids that are associated: us70008iym.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 35 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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