A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 126 km SSW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (78 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/17 / 2017-11-17 16:44:51 / November 17, 2017 @ 4:44 pm. The temblor was picked up at 04:44:51 / 4:44 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bqgc. Id of event: us2000bqgc. Exact location of event, longitude -178.3041 West, latitude -30.3552 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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