A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 180 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand (112 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 15/02/19 / 2019-02-15 07:53:22 / February 15, 2019 @ 7:53 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 184.78 km, -178.0451° West, -27.64° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:53:22 / 7:53 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000jnz3. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000jnz3. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 184.78 km (115 miles).
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 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 180 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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