A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Castlepoint in New Zealand on Wednesday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:22:25 / 1:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006vqg. Event ids that are associated: us70006vqg. Exact location of earthquake, 176.169° East, -41.0759° South, depth 30.89 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 30.89 km (19 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/20 / 2020-01-07 13:22:25 / January 7, 2020 @ 1:22 pm.
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Masterton (c. 20 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Levin (c. 19 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Levin, Masterton (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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