A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 72 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (45 miles) on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -177.6789° West, latitude -29.8932° South, depth = 38.78 km. The temblor was reported at 10:53:38 / 10:53 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/10/19 / 2019-10-17 22:53:38 / October 17, 2019 @ 10:53 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000628v. Event ids that are associated: us6000628v. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.78 km (24 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 72 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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