A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 86 kilometers (53 miles) from Queenstown in New Zealand. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j3jn. Unique identifier: us2000j3jn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.4 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 06:04:54 / 6:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 167.8308° East, latitude -44.523° South, depth = 66.4 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/01/19 / 2019-01-13 18:04:54 / January 13, 2019 @ 6:04 pm UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Queenstown (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Queenstown (c. 10 400 pop).
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 two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 86 km NW of Queenstown, New Zealand.
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