A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 104 km S of Blenheim, New Zealand (65 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/03/21 / 2021-03-03 14:48:12 / March 3, 2021 @ 2:48 pm. The temblor was detected at 14:48:12 / 2:48 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000df5i. Unique identifier: us7000df5i. Exact location of event, longitude 173.8671 East, latitude -42.4553 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 nine 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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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: 104 km S of Blenheim, New Zealand.
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