A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -178.9765° West, -35.8638° South. Unique identifier: us100073z0. Ids that are associated to the event: us100073z0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/11/16 / 2016-11-03 18:45:38 / November 3, 2016 @ 6:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 06:45:38 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter).
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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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