A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 112 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (70 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us60005m95. Unique identifier: us60005m95. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/09/19 / 2019-09-15 08:27:23 / September 15, 2019 @ 8:27 am. Exact location of event, longitude -178.0376 West, latitude -30.2726 South, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:27:23 / 8:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 112 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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