A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 79 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (49 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:42:22 / 9:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000h4kk. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h4kk. Exact location, longitude -178.1393° West, latitude -28.5858° South, depth = 169.12 km. Global time and date of event 30/09/18 / 2018-09-30 09:42:22 / September 30, 2018 @ 9:42 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 169.12 km (105 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 79 km NNW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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