A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 185 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (115 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -176.034° West, -29.6305° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70007l13. Ids that are associated to the event: us70007l13. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/20 / 2020-01-31 14:14:05 / January 31, 2020 @ 2:14 pm. The temblor was picked up at 02:14:05 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 185 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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