A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, Cook Strait, New Zealand kilometers (0 miles) from Cook Strait, New Zealand. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgvu. Unique identifier: us6000dgvu. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:54:10 / 3:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.88 km (80 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 03:54:10 / February 12, 2021 @ 3:54 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.1071 East, latitude -40.1293 South, depth = 128.88 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 83 km (52 miles) from Wanganui (c. 40 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Hawera (c. 11 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Wanganui, Hawera. Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: Cook Strait, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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