A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 82 km NE of Takaka, New Zealand (51 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 173.4571 East, latitude -40.3044 South, depth = 197.15 km. The temblor was picked up at 13:28:22 / 1:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 13:28:22 / January 24, 2021 @ 1:28 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000d2wt. Event ids that are associated: us7000d2wt. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 197.15 km (123 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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