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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 187 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand



Earthquake location -49.7146S, 164.0124WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 187 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand (116 miles) on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us20009lyt. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009lyt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.59 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 15:38:38 / 3:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 164.0124° East, latitude -49.7146° South, depth = 21.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/06/17 / 2017-06-06 04:38:38 / June 6, 2017 @ 4:38 am UTC/GMT.

There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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: 187 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 164.0124° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -49.7146° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 21.59 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 187km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-06 04:38:38 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-27 03:29:55 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 660 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 5.713 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.9 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 107 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009lyt Id of event.
Event Code 20009lyt An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lyt, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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