A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 65 km SW of Raoul Island, New Zealand (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70006x03. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006x03. The temblor was picked up at 02:30:06 / 2:30 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 20/12/19 / 2019-12-20 14:30:06 / December 20, 2019 @ 2:30 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.3466° West, -29.7079° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eleven, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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