A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 69 km WSW of Te Anau, New Zealand (43 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 04:26:17 / March 12, 2021 @ 4:26 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 04:26:17 / 4:26 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 26.38 km, 166.8479° East, -45.5466° South. Unique identifier: us7000dib1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dib1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.38 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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