A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.7302° East, -37.4371° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 17:24:38 / March 4, 2021 @ 5:24 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhsr. Id of event: us7000dhsr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:24:38 / 5:24 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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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