A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 22 km SW of Kaikoura, New Zealand (14 miles) on Sunday. Exact location of event, depth 16.91 km, 173.5123° East, -42.5678° South. The epicenter was at a depth of 16.91 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:52:47 / 6:52 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007ath. Unique identifier: us10007ath. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 06:52:47 / November 20, 2016 @ 6:52 am.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km SW of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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