A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, East 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a5jz. Id of event: us2000a5jz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 38.06 km (24 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 01/08/17 / 2017-08-01 17:59:27 / August 1, 2017 @ 5:59 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:59:27 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.3835 West, latitude -35.4526 South, depth = 38.06 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: East of the North Island of New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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