A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 114 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (71 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -178.2309 West, latitude -30.2632 South, depth = 5.51 km. Event id: us70007q7x. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007q7x. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/02/20 / 2020-02-09 14:00:05 / February 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.51 km (3 miles). The temblor was reported at 02:00:05 / 2:00 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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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: 114 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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