A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 175 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (109 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006n2w. Unique identifier: us10006n2w. The temblor was picked up at 23:40:55 / 11:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.48 km (18 miles). Global time and date of event 05/09/16 / 2016-09-05 11:40:55 / September 5, 2016 @ 11:40 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 178.9205° East, -37.1872° South, depth 28.48 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days fifty-seven, in the past 30 days fifty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 175 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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