A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 103 km NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand (64 miles) on Sunday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.2417 East, latitude -37.045 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:28:58 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bh63. Event ids that are associated: us7000bh63. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 13:28:58 / August 30, 2020 @ 1:28 pm.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 103 km NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand.
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