A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (66 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 16:44:40 / 4:44 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000g5sp. Unique identifier: us1000g5sp. Global time and date of event 05/08/18 / 2018-08-05 04:44:40 / August 5, 2018 @ 4:44 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.0308 West, latitude -29.8498 South, depth = 35 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 106 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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