A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.92 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/11/16 / 2016-11-19 20:48:53 / November 19, 2016 @ 8:48 pm. The temblor was picked up at 08:48:53 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007an1. Id of event: us10007an1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 17.92 km, 174.3489° East, -41.7363° South.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Upper Hutt, Porirua, Lower Hutt. Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Petone (c. 6 600 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventy-seven, in the past 30 days seventy-seven and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 41 km SE of Blenheim, New Zealand.
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