A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 30 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand (19 miles) on Monday. All ids that are associated to the event: us100077c5. Unique identifier: us100077c5. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:08:53 / 4:08 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 173.3271 East, latitude -42.4951 South, depth = 17.87 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.87 km (11 miles). Global time and date of event 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 16:08:53 / November 13, 2016 @ 4:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 30 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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