A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 266 km W of Riverton, New Zealand (165 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:10:45 / 11:10 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 01/05/17 / 2017-05-01 00:10:45 / May 1, 2017 @ 12:10 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.89 km (8 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 164.5544 East, latitude -46.3839 South, depth = 12.89 km. Id of earthquake: us10008mbv. Event ids that are associated: us10008mbv.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 266 km W of Riverton, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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