A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Maketu in New Zealand. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:43:53 / 7:43 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100073jv. Unique identifier: us100073jv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 19:43:53 / November 1, 2016 @ 7:43 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 185.84 km (115 miles). Exact location of event, depth 185.84 km, 176.9344° East, -37.4144° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Kawerau, Tauranga, Whakatane. The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Tauranga (c. 110 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Whakatane (c. 18 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Kawerau (c. 6 700 pop). Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 57 km NE of Maketu, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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