Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 107 km NNE of Maketu, New Zealand


Earthquake location -36.9543S, 177.1055WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 107 km NNE of Maketu, New Zealand (66 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000bjnm. Unique identifier: us7000bjnm. The temblor was reported at 09:45:59 / 9:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.1055 East, latitude -36.9543 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/20 / 2020-09-02 09:45:59 / September 2, 2020 @ 9:45 am.

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 107 km NNE of Maketu, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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