A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Otorohanga in New Zealand. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000a2j3. Unique identifier: us6000a2j3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.7463 East, latitude -38.4319 South, depth = 28.39 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.39 km (18 miles). The 3.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:40 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 30/05/20 / 2020-05-30 08:44:40 / May 30, 2020 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Hamilton (c. 152 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Cambridge (c. 15 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Waitara (c. 6 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cambridge, Hamilton, Waitara (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine 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.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 48 km SW of Otorohanga, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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