A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand on Monday. Exact location of event, depth 13.79 km, 174.0567° East, -41.9663° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 13.79 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077c8. Id of event: us100077c8. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:23:45 / 4:23 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 16:23:45 / November 13, 2016 @ 4:23 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Blenheim.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 50 km S of Blenheim, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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