A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 218 km WSW of Riverton, New Zealand (135 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was detected at 18:00:54 / 6:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000crb6. Event ids that are associated: us6000crb6. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 165.5372° East, -47.3424° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/11/20 / 2020-11-21 18:00:54 / November 21, 2020 @ 6:00 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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