A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 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). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000gg2l. Event ids that are associated: us1000gg2l. The temblor was picked up at 19:38:51 / 7:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/08/18 / 2018-08-17 07:38:51 / August 17, 2018 @ 7:38 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.6872 West, latitude -35.0753 South, depth = 10 km.
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 earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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