A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (mg/mb) was reported Wednesday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Wanganui in New Zealand. The temblor was reported at 12:23:27 / 12:23 pm (local time epicenter) at a depth of 97.51 km (61 miles). Global time of event 20/05/15 / 2015-05-20 00:23:27 / May 20, 2015 @ 12:23 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude 174.8964 East, latitude -39.7533 South, depth 97.51 km, unique identifier, us20002kcb. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us20002kcb,.
Close countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Palmerston North (c. 76 000 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Palmerston North, Hawera, Wanganui.
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