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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag strikes near Turangi in New Zealand

Earthquake location -38.7359S, 175.4369WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Turangi in New Zealand. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/10/20 / 2020-10-10 03:52:51 / October 10, 2020 @ 3:52 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 175.4369 East, latitude -38.7359 South, depth = 174.04 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 174.04 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:52:51 / 3:52 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us6000c77v. Event ids that are associated: us6000c77v.

Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Taupo (c. 22 500 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Tokoroa (c. 14 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tokoroa, Taupo.

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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: 42 km NW of Turangi, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 175.4369° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -38.7359° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 174.04 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 42 km NW of Turangi, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-10-10 03:52:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-10-10 04:09:14 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 284 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.506 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 67 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us6000c77v Id of event.
Event Code 6000c77v An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000c77v, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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