A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 3 km SW of Kaikoura, New Zealand (2 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 173.6547 East, latitude -42.4307 South, depth = 16.02 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 16.02 km (10 miles). The temblor was detected at 03:49:47 / 3:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10007c46. Event ids that are associated: us10007c46. 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: 24/11/16 / 2016-11-24 15:49:47 / November 24, 2016 @ 3:49 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days one hundred and three and in the last 365 days one hundred and 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 3 km SW of Kaikoura, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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