A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 83 km ESE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (52 miles) on Saturday. 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: us70006pfq. Id of event: us70006pfq. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/12/19 / 2019-12-21 15:43:01 / December 21, 2019 @ 3:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:43:01 / 3:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.1484° West, -29.6261° South.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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