A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 146 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (91 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/02/16 / 2016-02-04 00:58:42 / February 4, 2016 @ 12:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4003 West, latitude -30.5136 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us20004wz8. Ids that are associated to the event: us20004wz8. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:42 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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