A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 127 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (79 miles). Event id: us70008zk8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008zk8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:22:00 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -177.6501° West, -30.3955° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 22:22:00 / April 18, 2020 @ 10:22 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 127 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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