A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 299 km NE of Tairua, New Zealand (186 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 07:58:42 / November 20, 2020 @ 7:58 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:58:42 / 7:58 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 174.96 km (109 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us6000cs10. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000cs10. Exact location, longitude 178.5402° East, latitude -35.4245° South, depth = 174.96 km.
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 thirteen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 299 km NE of Tairua, New Zealand.
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