A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Kawerau in New Zealand. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/06/19 / 2019-06-04 02:21:28 / June 4, 2019 @ 2:21 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude 176.5945° East, latitude -37.9436° South, depth = 193.74 km. Unique identifier: us70003v2m. Ids that are associated to the event: us70003v2m. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:21:28 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 193.74 km (120 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Tauranga (c. 110 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Rotorua (c. 65 900 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Whakatane (c. 18 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Kawerau (c. 6 700 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Matamata (c. 6 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Matamata, Tokoroa, Tauranga.
Every 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve 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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