A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 892 km NE of Ngunguru, New Zealand (554 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 18:59:38 / May 19, 2020 @ 6:59 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.4 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 23.4 km, -177.8752° West, -30.7396° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us6000a027. Event ids that are associated: us6000a027. The temblor was picked up at 18:59:38 / 6:59 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days two hundred and twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 892 km NE of Ngunguru, New Zealand.
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