A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Otaki in New Zealand on Saturday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:27:45 / 6:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/01/20 / 2020-01-25 06:27:45 / January 25, 2020 @ 6:27 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us60007fhq. Ids that are associated to the event: us60007fhq. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 82.9 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 82.9 km, 174.5069° East, -40.5526° South.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wellington, Wanganui, Lower Hutt. Epicenter of the earthquake was 85 km (53 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
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. 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 58 km WNW of Otaki, New Zealand.
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