A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 236 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (147 miles) on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 13:36:02 / February 12, 2017 @ 1:36 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -175.6237° West, -28.5315° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us20008li4. Event ids that are associated: us20008li4. 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 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 01:36:02 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 236 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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