A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 205 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (127 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 04:26:07 / September 2, 2016 @ 4:26 am. Exact location, longitude 179.1648° East, latitude -37.0018° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:26:07 / 4:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006jjm. Unique identifier: us10006jjm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days eighteen, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city 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: 205 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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