A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 205 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (127 miles) on Sunday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 06:19:38 / September 4, 2016 @ 6:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.3804 East, latitude -37.1613 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). The temblor was picked up at 18:19:38 / 6:19 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006k9i. Unique identifier: us10006k9i.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 205 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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