A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 174 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (108 miles). Exact location, longitude 178.9305° East, latitude -37.2102° South, depth = 43.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 43.57 km (27 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006ki6. Id of event: us10006ki6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 01:12:18 / 1:12 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 13:12:18 / September 2, 2016 @ 1:12 pm.
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-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 174 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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