A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles) on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 18/01/16 / 2016-01-18 23:24:54 / January 18, 2016 @ 11:24 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004gdf. Unique identifier: us10004gdf. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -179.0899° West, -35.8334° South. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:24:54 / 11:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: East of the North Island of New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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