A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 285 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (177 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 23.67 km (15 miles). Unique identifier: us1000aueg. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000aueg. Global time and date of event 19/10/17 / 2017-10-19 22:18:54 / October 19, 2017 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 23.67 km, -176.5481° West, -26.9855° South. The temblor was detected at 10:18:54 / 10:18 am (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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 285 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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