A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 101 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand (63 miles). Global time and date of event 29/08/20 / 2020-08-29 12:45:19 / August 29, 2020 @ 12:45 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:45:19 / 12:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 177.118° East, -37.0192° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000besr. Id of event: us7000besr.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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