A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Patea in New Zealand. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 06:57:45 / September 11, 2019 @ 6:57 am. Unique identifier: us70005eml. Ids that are associated to the event: us70005eml. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 110.88 km (69 miles). The temblor was detected at 18:57:45 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.2483 East, latitude -40.3259 South, depth = 110.88 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Levin (c. 19 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Otaki (c. 6 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Levin, Paraparaumu, Otaki.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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