A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 253 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand (157 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.2607 East, latitude -35.8218 South, depth = 157.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:34:21 / 7:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 157.43 km (98 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/05/20 / 2020-05-21 19:34:21 / May 21, 2020 @ 7:34 pm. Unique identifier: us6000a1p3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000a1p3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 253 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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