A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 1071 km SW of Bluff, New Zealand (665 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a5tq. Event ids that are associated: us6000a5tq. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 159.0326° East, -54.1968° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/05/20 / 2020-05-27 00:02:48 / May 27, 2020 @ 12:02 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:02:48 / 12:02 am (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. 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.
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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: 1071 km SW of Bluff, New Zealand.
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