A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lincoln in New Zealand. Event id: us70008rwa. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70008rwa. Exact location, longitude 172.544° East, latitude -43.6347° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/04/20 / 2020-04-08 19:49:15 / April 8, 2020 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:49:15 / 7:49 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 13 km (8 miles) from Christchurch (c. 363 900 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ashburton (c. 30 100 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Kaiapoi (c. 10 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ashburton, Kaiapoi, Christchurch (min 5000 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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ENE of Lincoln, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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