A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 105 km WSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jjw0. Unique identifier: us1000jjw0. Global time and date of event 21/03/19 / 2019-03-21 17:47:35 / March 21, 2019 @ 5:47 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:47:35 / 5:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.8362 West, latitude -29.7583 South, depth = 194.94 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 194.94 km (121 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 105 km WSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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