A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 128 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (80 miles) on Wednesday. Event id: us60003r7h. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003r7h. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:10:11 / 8:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 20:10:11 / May 15, 2019 @ 8:10 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -176.6036° West, -29.0315° South, depth 10 km.
Every 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 eight, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 128 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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