A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Napier in New Zealand. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.16 km (21 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:42:47 / 11:42 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/02/21 / 2021-02-22 11:42:47 / February 22, 2021 @ 11:42 am. Exact location of event, depth 33.16 km, 176.975° East, -39.2706° South. Unique identifier: us6000dk2h. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dk2h.
The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Hastings (c. 61 700 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Napier (c. 56 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Taradale (c. 16 600 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hastings, Taradale, Napier. Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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 in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 25 km NNE of Napier, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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