A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 134 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (83 miles) on Saturday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/10/19 / 2019-10-13 06:15:18 / October 13, 2019 @ 6:15 am. Event id: us70005wv8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005wv8. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:15:18 / 6:15 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6418 West, latitude -30.4566 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 134 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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