A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Hokitika in New Zealand on Monday. The temblor was detected at 09:10:39 / 9:10 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/20 / 2020-11-02 09:10:39 / November 2, 2020 @ 9:10 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c9g4. Event ids that are associated: us7000c9g4. Exact location of event, longitude 170.8674 East, latitude -43.1725 South, depth = 11.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 11.85 km (7 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Greymouth (c. 9 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Greymouth. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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