A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 64 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (40 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6642 West, latitude -29.8139 South, depth = 58.35 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 58.35 km (36 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:28:34 / 5:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/10/16 / 2016-10-28 05:28:34 / October 28, 2016 @ 5:28 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us100073q4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073q4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 64 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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