A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 217 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (135 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:59:23 / 11:59 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006k3h. Event ids that are associated: us10006k3h. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 179.3716° East, latitude -37.016° South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 23:59:23 / September 1, 2016 @ 11:59 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 217 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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