A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 273 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (170 miles) on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/09/17 / 2017-09-19 23:05:05 / September 19, 2017 @ 11:05 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:05:05 / 11:05 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.28 km (44 miles). Exact location of event, depth 70.28 km, 179.4495° East, -36.3279° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000arca. Unique identifier: us2000arca.
Each 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. 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 273 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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