A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 117 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (73 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6382° West, -30.3042° South, depth 35 km. The temblor was detected at 13:06:13 / 1:06 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Event id: us10004qt9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004qt9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/02/16 / 2016-02-15 01:06:13 / February 15, 2016 @ 1:06 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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 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. 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: 117 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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