A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 105 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (65 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us600089js. Unique identifier: us600089js. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.6869° West, -30.1988° South. The temblor was detected at 16:26:12 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/20 / 2020-02-27 04:26:12 / February 27, 2020 @ 4:26 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-five 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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