A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 89 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (55 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 15/05/19 / 2019-05-15 14:04:20 / May 15, 2019 @ 2:04 pm. Event id: us60003r7c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003r7c. Exact location of earthquake, -177.1313° West, -28.8239° South, depth 35 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:04:20 / 2:04 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 89 km ENE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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