A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 232 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (144 miles). Unique identifier: us10006mrr. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mrr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.9257° East, -37.2079° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 20:37:44 / September 4, 2016 @ 8:37 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 08:37:44 / 8:37 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. 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: 232 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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