A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 282 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand (175 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3613 West, latitude -26.7538 South, depth = 320.45 km. The temblor was reported at 11:32:25 / 11:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 12/02/20 / 2020-02-12 23:32:25 / February 12, 2020 @ 11:32 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 320.45 km (199 miles). Id of earthquake: us70007t1q. Event ids that are associated: us70007t1q.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 282 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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