A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 299 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (186 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8542 East, latitude -36.2569 South, depth = 50.92 km. The temblor was reported at 18:57:15 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.92 km (32 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000d6ep. Event ids that are associated: us6000d6ep. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 27/12/20 / 2020-12-27 18:57:15 / December 27, 2020 @ 6:57 pm UTC/GMT.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 299 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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