A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 184 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (114 miles) on Friday. The temblor was picked up at 16:45:48 / 4:45 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.1171° East, latitude -37.2435° South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 04:45:48 / September 2, 2016 @ 4:45 am. Event id: us10006jjr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jjr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 184 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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