A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 296 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (184 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000j9f9. Event ids that are associated: us1000j9f9. Exact location of earthquake, -176.0575° West, -27.1477° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 17:44:18 / 5:44 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 21/02/19 / 2019-02-21 05:44:18 / February 21, 2019 @ 5:44 am UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 296 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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