A 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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