A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 125 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (78 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10.81 km (7 miles). Id of earthquake: us60009apb. Event ids that are associated: us60009apb. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/04/20 / 2020-04-16 15:54:48 / April 16, 2020 @ 3:54 pm. The temblor was reported at 03:54:48 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.9836 West, latitude -30.3999 South, depth = 10.81 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 125 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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