A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 882 km NE of Paihia, New Zealand (548 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:22:47 / 12:22 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 346.2 km (215 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009b4l. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009b4l. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.3082 West, latitude -29.6165 South, depth = 346.2 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/20 / 2020-05-01 12:22:47 / May 1, 2020 @ 12:22 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 882 km NE of Paihia, New Zealand.
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