A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 264 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (164 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.8013° East, -36.7446° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:01:18 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us20005aff. Event ids that are associated: us20005aff. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 13:01:18 / March 13, 2016 @ 1:01 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 264 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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