A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 136 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (85 miles) on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 11:53:30 / September 3, 2016 @ 11:53 am. The temblor was detected at 23:53:30 / 11:53 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 178.7335 East, latitude -37.5706 South, depth = 25.6 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.6 km (16 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mfd. Id of event: us10006mfd.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 twenty-two, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 136 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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