A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Tauranga in New Zealand. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:58:13 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095hw. Unique identifier: us100095hw. Exact location of earthquake, 176.2431° East, -37.8525° South, depth 302.87 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/06/17 / 2017-06-24 11:58:13 / June 24, 2017 @ 11:58 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 302.87 km (188 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hamilton, Cambridge, Whakatane. Earthquake epicenter was 85 km (53 miles) from Hamilton (c. 152 600 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Tauranga (c. 110 300 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Rotorua (c. 65 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Whakatane (c. 18 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Cambridge (c. 15 200 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km SSE of Tauranga, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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