A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (101 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 13:48:17 / June 6, 2017 @ 1:48 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 01:48:17 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.7817 West, latitude -28.1768 South, depth = 11.74 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.74 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us20009lz0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lz0.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 162 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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