A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 230 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (143 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -177.3375 West, latitude -27.2479 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 00:34:42 / January 13, 2019 @ 12:34 am. The temblor was reported at 12:34:42 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us2000j3en. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3en. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 230 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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