A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.4151° West, -35.0784° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:59:26 / 7:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/07/17 / 2017-07-28 07:59:26 / July 28, 2017 @ 7:59 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a3m6. Id of event: us2000a3m6.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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