A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Eltham in New Zealand on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us7000cky1. Event ids that are associated: us7000cky1. The temblor was picked up at 17:12:57 / 5:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 174.7714 East, latitude -39.3089 South, depth = 155.41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 155.41 km (97 miles). Global time and date of event 29/11/20 / 2020-11-29 17:12:57 / November 29, 2020 @ 5:12 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 65 km (40 miles) from New Plymouth (c. 49 200 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Waitara (c. 6 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Wanganui, New Plymouth, Waitara.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km ENE of Eltham, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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