A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 114 km N of Te Anau, New Zealand (71 miles) on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:20:45 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000a24r. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a24r. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/07/17 / 2017-07-24 16:20:45 / July 24, 2017 @ 4:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 167.5075 East, latitude -44.3926 South, depth = 10 km.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every 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.
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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. 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: 114 km N of Te Anau, New Zealand.
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