A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 160 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (99 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:16:34 / 2:16 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us100076xh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100076xh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.41 km (17 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 14:16:34 / November 6, 2016 @ 2:16 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 178.8168° East, -37.3012° South, depth 27.41 km.
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 four, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 160 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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