A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 119 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand (74 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 168.2 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 177.0895 East, latitude -36.6193 South, depth = 168.2 km. Global time and date of event 14/07/20 / 2020-07-14 01:55:50 / July 14, 2020 @ 1:55 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000asgr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000asgr. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:55:50 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 119 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand.
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