A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:52:22 / 9:52 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 48.54 km, 179.2837° East, -35.8835° South. Global time and date of event 23/01/17 / 2017-01-23 21:52:22 / January 23, 2017 @ 9:52 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.54 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007v5k. Id of event: us10007v5k.
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: Off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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