A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Brooklyn in New Zealand. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:54:12 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us10007bfs. Ids that are associated to the event: us10007bfs. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.4778 East, latitude -41.6293 South, depth = 21.57 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/11/16 / 2016-11-22 15:54:12 / November 22, 2016 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.57 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paraparaumu, Upper Hutt, Porirua. Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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