A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 26 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (16 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:24:26 / 1:24 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100087i1. Id of event: us100087i1. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6263° West, -29.2275° South, depth 70.82 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 70.82 km (44 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/17 / 2017-02-27 13:24:26 / February 27, 2017 @ 1:24 pm. 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 one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 26 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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