A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 134 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand (83 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/03/19 / 2019-03-19 08:14:58 / March 19, 2019 @ 8:14 am. The temblor was picked up at 20:14:58 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.54 km (12 miles). Id of earthquake: us1000jidx. Event ids that are associated: us1000jidx. Exact location of event, depth 18.54 km, 177.3105° East, -36.7221° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 134 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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