A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 232 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (144 miles) on Saturday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 11/09/15 / 2015-09-11 21:07:50 / September 11, 2015 @ 9:07 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 27.7 km (17 miles). Event id: us20003n0v. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003n0v. The temblor was detected at 09:07:50 / 9:07 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8412 East, latitude -37.1485 South, depth = 27.7 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 eight 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 232 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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