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Light earthquake, 4 mag strikes near Maketu in New Zealand

Earthquake location -36.9421S, 177.0697WA light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 106 km NNE of Maketu, New Zealand (66 miles) on Tuesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000mrlx. Id of event: us7000mrlx. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 177.0697 East, latitude -36.9421 South, depth = 288.532 km. Global time and date of event 11/06/24 / 2024-06-11 01:13:19 / June 11, 2024 @ 1:13 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 288.532 km (179 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 01:13:19 / 1:13 am (local time epicenter).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 106 km NNE of Maketu, New Zealand.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude 177.0697° East Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -36.9421° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 288.532 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 106 km NNE of Maketu, New Zealand Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2024-06-11 01:13:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2024-06-26 20:42:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 246 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 12 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 1.165 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 198 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000mrlx Id of event.
Event Code 7000mrlx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000mrlx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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