A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 112 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (70 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -178.6715° West, latitude -28.5135° South, depth = 279.94 km. The temblor was detected at 23:53:23 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003mum. Unique identifier: us10003mum. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/10/15 / 2015-10-11 11:53:23 / October 11, 2015 @ 11:53 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 279.94 km (174 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one and in the last 365 days eight 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. 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: 112 km NW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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