A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Wanaka in New Zealand. The temblor was reported at 11:21:01 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095s4. Unique identifier: us100095s4. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 169.2717 East, latitude -45.0054 South, depth = 6.51 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/07/17 / 2017-07-01 23:21:01 / July 1, 2017 @ 11:21 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 6.51 km (4 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Queenstown (min 5000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 35 km SSE of Wanaka, New Zealand.
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