A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 194 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (121 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:12:56 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 178.739° East, -36.6896° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:12:56 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:12 pm. Event id: us7000dhvf. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhvf.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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