A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, East of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.3942 West, latitude -35.2073 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:17:03 / 4:17 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). Id of earthquake: us100076xj. Event ids that are associated: us100076xj. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/16 / 2016-11-06 16:17:03 / November 6, 2016 @ 4:17 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: East of the North Island of New Zealand.
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