A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 188 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (117 miles) on Friday. Event id: us70008yjb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008yjb. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.5342 West, latitude -28.0627 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 15:43:55 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/04/20 / 2020-04-11 03:43:55 / April 11, 2020 @ 3:43 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-three 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 188 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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