A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 117 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand (73 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 5.66 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 08:29:51 / August 29, 2020 @ 8:29 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 08:29:51 / 8:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 177.1941° East, -36.8903° South, depth 5.66 km. Id of earthquake: us7000ber6. Event ids that are associated: us7000ber6.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 117 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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