A 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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