A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/01/20 / 2020-01-28 17:52:16 / January 28, 2020 @ 5:52 pm. The temblor was reported at 05:52:16 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007k4f. Unique identifier: us70007k4f. Exact location of event, longitude -179.5187 West, latitude -35.8008 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifteen 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: East of the North Island of New Zealand.
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