A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Te Anau in New Zealand on Thursday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 19:54:41 / April 13, 2016 @ 7:54 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 167.5027 East, latitude -44.9944 South, depth = 75.6 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 75.6 km (47 miles). The temblor was picked up at 07:54:41 / 7:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005hvc. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005hvc.
Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Queenstown (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 49 km NNW of Te Anau, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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