A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 105 km SSW of Hokitika, New Zealand (65 miles) on Friday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 02:37:57 / February 3, 2017 @ 2:37 am. The temblor was reported at 14:37:57 / 2:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 6.54 km (4 miles). Exact location of event, depth 6.54 km, 170.2973° East, -43.532° South. Id of earthquake: us20008ha3. Event ids that are associated: us20008ha3.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 105 km SSW of Hokitika, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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