A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (103 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/05/20 / 2020-05-07 17:10:03 / May 7, 2020 @ 5:10 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:10:03 / 5:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70009g1r. Event ids that are associated: us70009g1r. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.4581 West, latitude -30.0681 South, depth = 10 km.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 165 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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