A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 36 km E of Kaikoura, New Zealand (22 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.43 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 04:32:10 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 174.1256° East, latitude -42.3631° South, depth = 9.43 km. Global time and date of event 15/11/16 / 2016-11-15 16:32:10 / November 15, 2016 @ 4:32 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100078bz. Id of event: us100078bz. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 36 km E of Kaikoura, New Zealand.
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