A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Turangi in New Zealand. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 123.49 km (77 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000de5b. Event ids that are associated: us7000de5b. Exact location of earthquake, 175.7342° East, -38.8381° South, depth 123.49 km. Global time and date of event 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 11:42:54 / February 27, 2021 @ 11:42 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 11:42:54 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Rotorua, Tokoroa, Taupo. The epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Rotorua (c. 65 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 18 km NNW of Turangi, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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