A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 199 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (124 miles) on Friday. 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). The temblor was detected at 09:50:32 / 9:50 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 21:50:32 / September 1, 2016 @ 9:50 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10006k38. Event ids that are associated: us10006k38. Exact location, longitude 179.494° East, latitude -37.2948° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 199 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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