A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 237 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand (147 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/03/20 / 2020-03-21 08:18:24 / March 21, 2020 @ 8:18 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 20:18:24 / 8:18 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 106.02 km (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008h14. Unique identifier: us70008h14. Exact location of event, longitude -177.4843 West, latitude -27.1565 South, depth = 106.02 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 237 km N of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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