A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 49 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (30 miles). 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 74.74 km (46 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/09/16 / 2016-09-22 07:35:39 / September 22, 2016 @ 7:35 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.4341° West, -29.0791° South, depth 74.74 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006rjz. Unique identifier: us10006rjz. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:35:39 / 7:35 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 49 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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