A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 94 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (58 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.4684° West, -30.0342° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 02:03:47 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70005s3p. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005s3p. Global time and date of event 28/09/19 / 2019-09-28 14:03:47 / September 28, 2019 @ 2:03 pm UTC/GMT.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 94 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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