A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 121 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (75 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:23:32 / 2:23 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.5802° West, latitude -30.3247° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us60008ecg. Event ids that are associated: us60008ecg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/20 / 2020-03-08 02:23:32 / March 8, 2020 @ 2:23 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 121 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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