A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 104 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/10/16 / 2016-10-18 17:54:50 / October 18, 2016 @ 5:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.8294° West, -30.2093° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20007gd8. Id of event: us20007gd8. The temblor was detected at 05:54:50 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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