A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 109 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (68 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 03:02:33 / 3:02 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 61.51 km (38 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us600054zc. Unique identifier: us600054zc. Exact location, longitude -178.1327° West, latitude -30.2347° South, depth = 61.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/08/19 / 2019-08-06 15:02:33 / August 6, 2019 @ 3:02 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 109 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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