A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Kaikoura in New Zealand. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077pf. Id of event: us100077pf. Exact location of earthquake, 174.0987° East, -42.049° South, depth 5.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:15:25 / 2:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.76 km (4 miles). Global time and date of event 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 14:15:25 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:15 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blenheim. Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (38 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 52 km NE of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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