A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 109 km W of Te Anau, New Zealand (68 miles) on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 20:35:58 / 8:35 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/02/17 / 2017-02-05 09:35:58 / February 5, 2017 @ 9:35 am. Exact location, longitude 166.3168° East, latitude -45.4969° South, depth = 11.01 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 11.01 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hrr. Unique identifier: us20008hrr.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 109 km W of Te Anau, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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