A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Taupo in New Zealand on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 129.22 km, 176.151° East, -38.4835° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/06/20 / 2020-06-26 20:41:31 / June 26, 2020 @ 8:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000acne. Unique identifier: us7000acne. The epicenter was at a depth of 129.22 km (80 miles). The temblor was picked up at 20:41:31 / 8:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (55 miles) from Tauranga (c. 110 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Rotorua (c. 65 900 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Whakatane (c. 18 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cambridge (c. 15 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Kawerau (c. 6 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Whakatane, Cambridge, Tauranga.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 22 km NNE of Taupo, New Zealand.
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