A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 140 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (87 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/06/19 / 2019-06-17 12:10:07 / June 17, 2019 @ 12:10 pm. Event id: us600041qz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041qz. The temblor was detected at 00:10:07 / 12:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -177.2612 West, latitude -30.4099 South, depth = 35 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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