A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 46 km W of Raoul Island, New Zealand (29 miles) on Thursday. Global time and date of event 05/07/18 / 2018-07-05 22:16:26 / July 5, 2018 @ 10:16 pm UTC/GMT. 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 13.12 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3694 West, latitude -29.186 South, depth = 13.12 km. The temblor was detected at 10:16:26 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g2bu. Id of event: us2000g2bu.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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