A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Castlepoint in New Zealand. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 22.51 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:18:13 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 06:18:13 / February 24, 2021 @ 6:18 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us6000dkku. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkku. Exact location of event, longitude 176.832 East, latitude -40.459 South, depth = 22.51 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Hastings (c. 61 700 pop). Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hastings (min 5000 pop).
Every 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. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 71 km NE of Castlepoint, New Zealand.
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