A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Rolleston in New Zealand on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.27 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000caxl. Unique identifier: us7000caxl. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:26:18 / 6:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 172.4342° East, -43.6039° South, depth 25.27 km. Global time and date of event 05/11/20 / 2020-11-05 18:26:18 / November 5, 2020 @ 6:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ashburton, Kaiapoi, Christchurch (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Christchurch (c. 363 900 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Ashburton (c. 30 100 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Kaiapoi (c. 10 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km ESE of Rolleston, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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