A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Tokoroa in New Zealand. Global time and date of event 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 08:11:09 / November 7, 2019 @ 8:11 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us600068ki. Event ids that are associated: us600068ki. Exact location of earthquake, 176.1022° East, -38.3925° South, depth 174.59 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 174.59 km (108 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:11:09 / 8:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Whakatane, Cambridge, Tauranga (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Tauranga (c. 110 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Rotorua (c. 65 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Whakatane (c. 18 600 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Cambridge (c. 15 200 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 27 km SE of Tokoroa, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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