A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 175 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand (109 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:13:40 / 7:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/04/16 / 2016-04-02 20:13:40 / April 2, 2016 @ 8:13 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.58 km (15 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 164.5245° East, -49.5264° South, depth 24.58 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us20005ge9. Unique identifier: us20005ge9.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 175 km NW of Auckland Island, New Zealand.
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