A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes South of New Zealand (0 miles) on Friday. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:24:59 / 2:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us20004wu2. Unique identifier: us20004wu2. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/01/16 / 2016-01-29 03:24:59 / January 29, 2016 @ 3:24 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 165.9888 East, latitude -54.0112 South, depth = 11 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11 km (7 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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