A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 172 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (107 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 179.2873° East, latitude -37.4798° South, depth = 10 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:05:22 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 00:05:22 / September 2, 2016 @ 12:05 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kh3. Unique identifier: us10006kh3.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 172 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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