A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Waitara in New Zealand. The temblor was reported at 00:11:09 / 12:11 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000brei. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000brei. Exact location of event, depth 227.87 km, 174.971° East, -38.8596° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 227.87 km (142 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/11/17 / 2017-11-19 12:11:09 / November 19, 2017 @ 12:11 pm UTC/GMT.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 80 km (50 miles) from New Plymouth (c. 49 200 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Waitara (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was New Plymouth, Waitara. Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 62 km E of Waitara, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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