A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Waiouru in New Zealand. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 175.026 East, latitude -39.1612 South, depth = 152.79 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:20:11 / 2:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 152.79 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003a8t. Unique identifier: us70003a8t. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/04/19 / 2019-04-22 14:20:11 / April 22, 2019 @ 2:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from New Plymouth (c. 49 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Waitara (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wanganui, New Plymouth, Hawera (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 65 km WNW of Waiouru, New Zealand.
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