A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Eltham in New Zealand. Id of earthquake: us70004evd. Event ids that are associated: us70004evd. Exact location, longitude 174.836° East, latitude -39.1589° South, depth = 212.15 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 13:00:30 / 1:00 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 28/06/19 / 2019-06-28 01:00:30 / June 28, 2019 @ 1:00 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 212.15 km (132 miles).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wanganui, Hawera, New Plymouth. Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from New Plymouth (c. 49 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Waitara (c. 6 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. 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: 55 km ENE of Eltham, New Zealand.
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