A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 127 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.1879 West, latitude -28.1421 South, depth = 209.2 km. Unique identifier: us100076pj. Ids that are associated to the event: us100076pj. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 209.2 km (130 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:53:24 / 11:53 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 23:53:24 / November 4, 2016 @ 11:53 pm UTC/GMT.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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