A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.4059° West, -35.0597° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 18:27:01 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 13/09/18 / 2018-09-13 06:27:01 / September 13, 2018 @ 6:27 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdu8. Unique identifier: us2000hdu8.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: East of the North Island of New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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