SN 2004ek:

This SN was discovered by Tom Boles and Tim Puckett (IAUC 8405) on September 9, 2004, and further photometry showed it to be rising.

The host galaxy UGC 724 is at z=0.017275 (NED).

In IAUC 8409 Modjaz and collaborators report its classification as a young type II event.
This is confirmed by Filippenko and collaborators who find that the Halpha line is mostly in emission (IAUC 8411).