A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 51 km NW of Te Anau, New Zealand (32 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:17:13 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 103.23 km, 167.3144° East, -45.0525° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 103.23 km (64 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 20:17:13 / June 17, 2017 @ 8:17 pm. Event id: us20009nbd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009nbd.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 51 km NW of Te Anau, New Zealand.
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