A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 29 km E of Kaikoura, New Zealand (18 miles). Id of earthquake: us100077n9. Event ids that are associated: us100077n9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 23:24:53 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 174.0427 East, latitude -42.3876 South, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 11:24:53 / November 14, 2016 @ 11:24 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fifty-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: 29 km E of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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