A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 181 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (112 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kpr. Unique identifier: us10006kpr. Exact location of event, depth 23.86 km, 179.2148° East, -37.3261° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 22:28:39 / September 5, 2016 @ 10:28 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 10:28:39 / 10:28 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.86 km (15 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 181 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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