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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Brooklyn in New Zealand

Earthquake location -41.6057S, 174.6037WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Brooklyn in New Zealand. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007ca3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ca3. Exact location of event, longitude 174.6037 East, latitude -41.6057 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:22:00 / 2:22 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/11/16 / 2016-11-25 14:22:00 / November 25, 2016 @ 2:22 pm.

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paraparaumu, Upper Hutt, Porirua. Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 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 nineteen, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 174.6037° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -41.6057° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-25 14:22:00 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-25 14:52:39 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.306 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.4 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 145 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007ca3 Id of event.
Event Code 10007ca3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007ca3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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