A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 241 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (150 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/04/20 / 2020-04-21 18:43:47 / April 21, 2020 @ 6:43 pm. The temblor was picked up at 06:43:47 / 6:43 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -176.889° West, -27.2824° South, depth 34.92 km. Event id: us7000919n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000919n. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 34.92 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 241 km NNE of Raoul Island, New Zealand.
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