A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 139 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (86 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.7605° West, -30.0324° South. Event id: us20007e3k. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007e3k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 21:41:08 / October 8, 2016 @ 9:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:41:08 / 9:41 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 139 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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