A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Brooklyn in New Zealand. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/02/17 / 2017-02-11 15:14:22 / February 11, 2017 @ 3:14 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.19 km (27 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:14:22 / 3:14 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 174.5898° East, -41.6501° South, depth 43.19 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008j6q. Unique identifier: us20008j6q.
Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Petone (c. 6 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paraparaumu, Upper Hutt, Porirua (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 39 km SSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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