A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 23:27:30 / 11:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.4885 East, latitude -35.4222 South, depth = 67.33 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 67.33 km (42 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/17 / 2017-09-04 11:27:30 / September 4, 2017 @ 11:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000armz. Unique identifier: us2000armz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: Off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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