A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 127 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand (79 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70009b47. Unique identifier: us70009b47. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:44 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -177.7946° West, latitude -30.411° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 02:03:44 / May 1, 2020 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT.
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 127 km S of Raoul Island, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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