A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 285 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (177 miles). The temblor was detected at 13:04:15 / 1:04 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us60009dbe. Unique identifier: us60009dbe. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 01:04:15 / April 21, 2020 @ 1:04 am. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -175.7704° West, -27.5057° South. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 285 km NE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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