A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 132 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (82 miles). Event id: us100073gd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073gd. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/10/16 / 2016-10-26 23:48:58 / October 26, 2016 @ 11:48 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:48:58 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.1813° West, -30.2854° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 132 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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