A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Tokoroa in New Zealand on Sunday. The temblor was reported at 00:29:13 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 176.018° East, latitude -38.353° South, depth = 198.63 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 00:29:13 / September 13, 2020 @ 12:29 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 198.63 km (123 miles). Unique identifier: us7000bmkl. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bmkl.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hamilton, Tauranga, Cambridge. Event epicenter was 90 km (56 miles) from Hamilton (c. 152 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Tauranga (c. 110 300 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Rotorua (c. 65 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Cambridge (c. 15 200 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 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 seventeen 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SE of Tokoroa, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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