A 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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