A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 156 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (97 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:04:06 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 17:04:06 / August 28, 2017 @ 5:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -176.7197° West, latitude -30.2391° South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us2000adiz. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000adiz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 156 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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