A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 92 km WNW of Te Anau, New Zealand (57 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 166.6939° East, -45.0103° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us2000izzu. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000izzu. The temblor was detected at 16:07:11 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/01/19 / 2019-01-03 05:07:11 / January 3, 2019 @ 5:07 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 92 km WNW of Te Anau, New Zealand.
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