A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Wanaka in New Zealand. Exact location of earthquake, 168.87° East, -44.53° South, depth 3 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/10/15 / 2015-10-26 22:14:56 / October 26, 2015 @ 10:14 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 3 km (2 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10003rme. Unique identifier: us10003rme. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:14:56 / 11:14 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Queenstown (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 58 km (36 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop). Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 29 km NW of Wanaka, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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