A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 222 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (138 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/05/19 / 2019-05-12 14:56:04 / May 12, 2019 @ 2:56 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:56:04 / 2:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003njl. Id of event: us70003njl. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.5124° West, -27.6723° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 222 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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