A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/10/19 / 2019-10-09 21:16:28 / October 9, 2019 @ 9:16 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.1443° West, -35.1791° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us70005srj. Event ids that are associated: us70005srj. The temblor was picked up at 09:16:28 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter).
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 two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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