A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 199 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (124 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhps. Id of event: us7000dhps. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 13:41:18 / March 4, 2021 @ 1:41 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:41:18 / 1:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.2585° East, -37.134° South, depth 10 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 199 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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