A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 100 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600085yf. Unique identifier: us600085yf. Exact location, longitude -177.7367° West, latitude -30.1595° South, depth = 46.81 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 46.81 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 04:15:03 / 4:15 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/02/20 / 2020-02-23 16:15:03 / February 23, 2020 @ 4:15 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 100 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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