A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 949 km NE of Ngunguru, New Zealand (590 miles) on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:23:03 / 1:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000aa4a. Event ids that are associated: us6000aa4a. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/06/20 / 2020-06-03 01:23:03 / June 3, 2020 @ 1:23 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.5067 West, latitude -30.327 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 four, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 949 km NE of Ngunguru, New Zealand.
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