A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 104 km SE of Blenheim, New Zealand (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000c6kh. Event ids that are associated: us7000c6kh. Global time and date of event 28/10/20 / 2020-10-28 03:01:37 / October 28, 2020 @ 3:01 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:01:37 / 3:01 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 174.6852° East, latitude -42.2777° South, depth = 26.58 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 26.58 km (17 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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