A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (80 miles) on Thursday. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:41:15 / 10:41 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005y2k. Unique identifier: us20005y2k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.44 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/16 / 2016-05-19 22:41:15 / May 19, 2016 @ 10:41 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6121° West, -30.3952° South, depth 14.44 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 128 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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