A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Napier in New Zealand. Id of earthquake: us7000ac7y. Event ids that are associated: us7000ac7y. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:39:32 / 10:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.1783 East, latitude -39.5666 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/06/20 / 2020-06-21 22:39:32 / June 21, 2020 @ 10:39 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). The epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Hastings (c. 61 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Napier (c. 56 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Taradale (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hastings, Taradale, Napier.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 24 km ESE of Napier, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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