A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 151 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (94 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10006jn7. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006jn7. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:20:39 / 1:20 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.0977 East, latitude -37.5915 South, depth = 17.45 km. Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 13:20:39 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:20 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.45 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 151 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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