A 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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