A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 34 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand (21 miles) on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 02:07:43 / November 14, 2016 @ 2:07 am. Exact location, longitude 173.2972° East, latitude -42.5275° South, depth = 17.31 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:07:43 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.31 km (11 miles). Event id: us100077j8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077j8.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 34 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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