A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Kaikoura in New Zealand. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/11/16 / 2016-11-14 19:26:47 / November 14, 2016 @ 7:26 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 174.0618° East, -42.1714° South. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:26:47 / 7:26 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100077te. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100077te. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Blenheim (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 73 km (46 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 40 km NE of Kaikoura, New Zealand.
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