A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 13 km S of Kaikoura, New Zealand (8 miles) on Tuesday. Event id: us100077s2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077s2. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 173.6494 East, latitude -42.5303 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 18:13:01 / November 14, 2016 @ 6:13 pm. The temblor was reported at 06:13:01 / 6:13 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. 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: 13 km S of Kaikoura, New Zealand.
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