A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Blenheim in New Zealand. The temblor was picked up at 01:09:59 / 1:09 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10.04 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007dfc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007dfc. Exact location, longitude 174.1628° East, latitude -41.6612° South, depth = 10.04 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/11/16 / 2016-11-13 13:09:59 / November 13, 2016 @ 1:09 pm.
Country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Richmond, Nelson, Porirua (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Wellington (c. 381 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Lower Hutt (c. 101 200 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Nelson (c. 59 200 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Porirua (c. 50 900 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Blenheim (c. 26 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Richmond (c. 14 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-seven, in the last 10 days ninety-seven, in the past 30 days ninety-seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 23 km SE of Blenheim, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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