A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 173 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (107 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 21:16:33 / September 1, 2016 @ 9:16 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006k35. Id of event: us10006k35. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:16:33 / 9:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.2182° East, latitude -37.4195° South, depth = 15.21 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 15.21 km (9 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 fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 173 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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