A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 93 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (58 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 12:57:44 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.96 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/04/18 / 2018-04-04 00:57:44 / April 4, 2018 @ 12:57 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ddyf. Id of event: us1000ddyf. Exact location, longitude -177.7274° West, latitude -30.0991° South, depth = 24.96 km.
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 93 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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