A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Waiouru in New Zealand on Sunday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000gav8. Id of event: us2000gav8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/07/18 / 2018-07-21 19:06:22 / July 21, 2018 @ 7:06 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:06:22 / 7:06 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 48.68 km (30 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.0941 East, latitude -39.4558 South, depth = 48.68 km.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Hastings (c. 61 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Napier (c. 56 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Taradale (c. 16 600 pop). Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Taupo, Napier, Hastings (min 5000 pop).
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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km E of Waiouru, New Zealand.
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