A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 144 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (89 miles) on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 08:00:30 / 8:00 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kd9. Id of event: us10006kd9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 20:00:30 / September 4, 2016 @ 8:00 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7382 East, latitude -37.4853 South, depth = 30.27 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 30.27 km (19 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
Did you feel it?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 144 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.