A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 145 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (90 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 133.83 km (83 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:51:27 / 3:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.2264 West, latitude -28.0931 South, depth = 133.83 km. Global time and date of event 05/11/16 / 2016-11-05 15:51:27 / November 5, 2016 @ 3:51 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us100074bv. Event ids that are associated: us100074bv.
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 145 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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