A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 231 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (144 miles) on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -175.6896° West, latitude -28.5167° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us10006jd3. Event ids that are associated: us10006jd3. The temblor was reported at 11:59:09 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/16 / 2016-08-28 23:59:09 / August 28, 2016 @ 11:59 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 231 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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