A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (103 miles) on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 61.41 km (38 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:52:13 / 7:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006ufe. Event ids that are associated: us10006ufe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 61.41 km, -176.8969° West, -28.0612° South. Global time and date of event 01/10/16 / 2016-10-01 19:52:13 / October 1, 2016 @ 7:52 pm UTC/GMT.
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 165 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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