A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 104 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 10:05:02 / 10:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008hpx. Id of event: us20008hpx. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/02/17 / 2017-02-04 22:05:02 / February 4, 2017 @ 10:05 pm. Exact location, longitude -177.6078° West, latitude -30.174° South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-two 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.
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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: 104 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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