A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 148 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (92 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/06/17 / 2017-06-21 02:19:13 / June 21, 2017 @ 2:19 am. Unique identifier: us20009q1f. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009q1f. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.1777° West, -30.4449° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:19:13 / 2:19 pm (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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 148 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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