A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 190 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (118 miles) on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us2000hh6e. Event ids that are associated: us2000hh6e. 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.073 West, latitude -28.6589 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:49:12 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 15:49:12 / September 11, 2018 @ 3:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifteen 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. 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. 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: 190 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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