A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 237 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (147 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:23:51 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 15:23:51 / June 15, 2017 @ 3:23 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 117.38 km, 178.8995° East, -36.3725° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 117.38 km (73 miles). Event id: us20009nv2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nv2.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 237 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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