A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Brooklyn in New Zealand. Unique identifier: us7000bmcu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bmcu. The temblor was detected at 08:32:36 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 174.4454° East, -41.3847° South, depth 32.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 32.85 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 08:32:36 / September 12, 2020 @ 8:32 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Paraparaumu, Upper Hutt, Porirua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 30 km (18 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Upper Hutt (c. 38 400 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Paraparaumu (c. 25 300 pop). Close 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 fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 27 km WSW of Brooklyn, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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