A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 205 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand (127 miles) on Friday. Exact location, longitude 179.2095° East, latitude -37.0445° South, depth = 12.35 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kh7. Unique identifier: us10006kh7. The temblor was picked up at 12:42:48 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 12.35 km (8 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 00:42:48 / September 2, 2016 @ 12:42 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-seven, in the last 10 days sixty-eight, in the past 30 days sixty-eight and in the last 365 days seventy earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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: 205 km ENE of Opotiki, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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