A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 248 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand (154 miles). Exact location of event, depth 207.98 km, 178.2587° East, -35.9014° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:22:20 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 207.98 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/10/20 / 2020-10-27 10:22:20 / October 27, 2020 @ 10:22 am. Unique identifier: us7000c82h. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000c82h.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 248 km ENE of Tairua, New Zealand.
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