A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 125 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (78 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003p3e. Unique identifier: us10003p3e. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.9428 West, latitude -30.3992 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:36:22 / 5:36 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/15 / 2015-10-08 05:36:22 / October 8, 2015 @ 5:36 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 125 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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