A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c736. Id of event: us6000c736. Exact location of event, depth 70.14 km, 179.3191° East, -35.848° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:31:13 / 2:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/10/20 / 2020-10-06 14:31:13 / October 6, 2020 @ 2:31 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 70.14 km (44 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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. 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: off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
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