A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 186 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (116 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:31:13 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/12/15 / 2015-12-22 15:31:13 / December 22, 2015 @ 3:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us100049ap. Event ids that are associated: us100049ap. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.1691° West, -28.5505° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 186 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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