A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 66 km W of Te Anau, New Zealand (41 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/10/15 / 2015-10-28 13:33:45 / October 28, 2015 @ 1:33 pm. Exact location, longitude 166.8818° East, latitude -45.3204° South, depth = 27.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 27.22 km (17 miles). Event id: us2000405c. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000405c. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:33:45 / 2:33 am (local time epicenter).
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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 66 km W of Te Anau, New Zealand.
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