A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 94 km SW of Te Anau, New Zealand (58 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 17:33:31 / December 29, 2020 @ 5:33 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 86.22 km (54 miles). Exact location of event, depth 86.22 km, 166.8618° East, -46.0223° South. The temblor was reported at 17:33:31 / 5:33 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000d41i. Event ids that are associated: us6000d41i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 94 km SW of Te Anau, New Zealand.
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