A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles) on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 31/01/21 / 2021-01-31 08:59:04 / January 31, 2021 @ 8:59 am. Id of earthquake: us6000deuk. Event ids that are associated: us6000deuk. The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). The temblor was picked up at 08:59:04 / 8:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.5764 East, latitude -35.6162 South, depth = 35 km.
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 ten 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
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