A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Event id: us70005t5n. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005t5n. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 06:32:14 / 6:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.3542 West, latitude -35.235 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 18:32:14 / October 10, 2019 @ 6:32 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: East of the North Island of New Zealand.
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