A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Te Anau in New Zealand on Friday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:58:45 / 12:58 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 86.78 km (54 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/10/15 / 2015-10-01 23:58:45 / October 1, 2015 @ 11:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10003jn7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003jn7. Exact location, longitude 167.7873° East, latitude -44.9563° South, depth = 86.78 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Queenstown. Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Event epicenter was 69 km (43 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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