A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Whakatane in New Zealand on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/11/17 / 2017-11-10 19:20:38 / November 10, 2017 @ 7:20 pm. Exact location of event, depth 11.87 km, 177.391° East, -37.6105° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000blnn. Id of event: us2000blnn. The temblor was reported at 07:20:38 / 7:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.87 km (7 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Kawerau, Whakatane. Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 53 km (33 miles) from Whakatane (c. 18 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Kawerau (c. 6 700 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 52 km NE of Whakatane, New Zealand.
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