A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 269 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (167 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 00:01:15 / 12:01 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 66.45 km (41 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/04/16 / 2016-04-09 12:01:15 / April 9, 2016 @ 12:01 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -176.688 West, latitude -27.0821 South, depth = 66.45 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ijw. Unique identifier: us20005ijw.
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 four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 269 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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