A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 65 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (40 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 32.32 km (20 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005hux. Id of event: us10005hux. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/05/16 / 2016-05-17 00:41:12 / May 17, 2016 @ 12:41 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6876 West, latitude -29.8278 South, depth = 32.32 km. The temblor was reported at 12:41:12 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 65 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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