A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 131 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand (81 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 22:55:47 / April 18, 2020 @ 10:55 pm. Id of earthquake: us60009bek. Event ids that are associated: us60009bek. Exact location of event, longitude -177.5334 West, latitude -30.4118 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 10:55:47 / 10:55 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km SSE of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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