A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -179.7797 West, latitude -36.082 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:00:41 / 5:00 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 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 05:00:41 / March 9, 2020 @ 5:00 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60008f49. Id of event: us60008f49.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: East of the North Island of New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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