Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.6 mag has occurred near Raoul Island in New Zealand

Earthquake location -30.5236S, -177.6548WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 141 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (88 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/19 / 2019-06-19 00:32:42 / June 19, 2019 @ 12:32 am. Exact location of earthquake, -177.6548° West, -30.5236° South, depth 38.24 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us700045zn. Unique identifier: us700045zn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 12:32:42 / 12:32 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 38.24 km (24 miles).

In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

Did you feel it?

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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 141 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.

Copyright © 2019 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -177.6548° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -30.5236° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 38.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 141km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-06-19 00:32:42 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-06-27 22:24:21 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 326 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.296 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.68 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 187 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us700045zn Id of event.
Event Code 700045zn An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700045zn, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply