A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 14:11:35 / November 24, 2017 @ 2:11 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 191.65 km, 178.7725° East, -35.3541° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:11:35 / 2:11 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.65 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000btxi. Event ids that are associated: us2000btxi.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
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