A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, east of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 12:52:46 / March 10, 2021 @ 12:52 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhnj. Unique identifier: us7000dhnj. The temblor was picked up at 12:52:46 / 12:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.7179° West, latitude -37.5165° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: east of the North Island of New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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