A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 90 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (56 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:19:29 / 6:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.4664 West, latitude -29.9897 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us10007w7m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007w7m. Global time and date of event 14/01/17 / 2017-01-14 18:19:29 / January 14, 2017 @ 6:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 90 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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