A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (20 miles) on Tuesday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 15:05:53 / February 18, 2020 @ 3:05 pm. 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: us70007vxd. Id of event: us70007vxd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.88 km (45 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:05:53 / 3:05 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.8985° West, latitude -29.5603° South, depth = 71.88 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventy-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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