A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 225 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (140 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:13 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10007gkb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007gkb. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -176.3067° West, latitude -27.7942° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 00:42:13 / November 29, 2016 @ 12:42 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 225 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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