A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 124 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (77 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zk7. Id of event: us70008zk7. The temblor was reported at 10:19:04 / 10:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.5778° West, latitude -30.3565° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 22:19:04 / April 18, 2020 @ 10:19 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and eighty-four 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 124 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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