A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 173 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (107 miles). The temblor was reported at 04:09:28 / 4:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.71 km (16 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.1665° East, -37.3856° South, depth 25.71 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 16:09:28 / September 14, 2016 @ 4:09 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006phx. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006phx.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
Did you feel it?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 173 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.