A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 157 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (98 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/07/19 / 2019-07-28 06:35:56 / July 28, 2019 @ 6:35 am. Event id: us600050vk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600050vk. The temblor was picked up at 18:35:56 / 6:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.5434 West, latitude -30.0477 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each 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 three, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 157 km SE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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