A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 125 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (78 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.63 km (7 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006z8m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006z8m. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/19 / 2019-12-28 22:46:34 / December 28, 2019 @ 10:46 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -177.6124 West, latitude -30.3695 South, depth = 10.63 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:46:34 / 10:46 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 125 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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