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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Karori in New Zealand

Earthquake location -41.1829S, 174.6553WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Karori in New Zealand on Monday. 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: us2000buhp. Unique identifier: us2000buhp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.6553 East, latitude -41.1829 South, depth = 35.07 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 13:31:35 / November 26, 2017 @ 1:31 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.07 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:31:35 / 1:31 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Masterton, Levin, Blenheim (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 15 km (10 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NNW of Karori, New Zealand.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 174.6553° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -41.1829° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.07 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Karori, 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 2017-11-26 13:31:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-26 15:06:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 720 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 285 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 0.131 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 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 us2000buhp Id of event.
Event Code 2000buhp An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000buhp, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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