A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). The temblor was reported at 12:50:25 / 12:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 46.04 km, -179.9163° West, -35.1944° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/09/18 / 2018-09-07 00:50:25 / September 7, 2018 @ 12:50 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000hgm6. Unique identifier: us2000hgm6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.04 km (29 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: East of the North Island of New Zealand.
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