A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 40 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand (25 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 14.63 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 173.2078° East, -42.512° South, depth 14.63 km. Id of earthquake: us10007aw1. Event ids that are associated: us10007aw1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 20/11/16 / 2016-11-20 13:36:27 / November 20, 2016 @ 1:36 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 01:36:27 / 1:36 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-two, in the past 30 days sixty-two and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 40 km WSW of Kaikoura, New Zealand.
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