A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 15 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand (9 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 173.5042° East, latitude -42.4646° South, depth = 23.53 km. Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 14:35:32 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:35 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us100077pm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.53 km (15 miles). The temblor was picked up at 02:35:32 / 2:35 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 15 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand.
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