A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 40 km NW of Te Anau, New Zealand (25 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/12/16 / 2016-12-19 02:38:24 / December 19, 2016 @ 2:38 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 75.69 km (47 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:38:24 / 2:38 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us200082gp. Event ids that are associated: us200082gp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 167.3397° East, -45.1657° South, depth 75.69 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 40 km NW of Te Anau, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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