A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 188 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (117 miles). The temblor was reported at 10:02:28 / 10:02 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10006k39. Event ids that are associated: us10006k39. Exact location, longitude 179.4736° East, latitude -37.4196° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 01/09/16 / 2016-09-01 22:02:28 / September 1, 2016 @ 10:02 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-three, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 188 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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