A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Hastings in New Zealand. The temblor was detected at 01:31:21 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 13:31:21 / September 9, 2016 @ 1:31 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 39.57 km (25 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 176.309 East, latitude -39.6471 South, depth = 39.57 km. Unique identifier: us10006nn4. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006nn4.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Hastings (c. 61 700 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Napier (c. 56 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Taradale (c. 16 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Napier, Taradale, Hastings (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 46 km W of Hastings, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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