A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 122 km NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand (76 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 30/08/20 / 2020-08-30 05:04:49 / August 30, 2020 @ 5:04 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:04:49 / 5:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 177.2741° East, -36.8831° South, depth 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bh5a. Unique identifier: us7000bh5a. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 122 km NNE of Whakatane, New Zealand.
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