A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 128 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand (80 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 14.45 km (9 miles). Exact location of event, depth 14.45 km, -176.5761° West, -29.2308° South. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:10:41 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 28/02/17 / 2017-02-28 13:10:41 / February 28, 2017 @ 1:10 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us100087qm. Ids that are associated to the event: us100087qm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 128 km E of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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