A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 180 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (112 miles) on Friday. 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, 179.1579° East, -37.3035° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 00:12:01 / September 2, 2016 @ 12:12 am UTC/GMT. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:12:01 / 12:12 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kh5. Unique identifier: us10006kh5.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-five, in the last 10 days sixty-six, in the past 30 days sixty-six and in the last 365 days sixty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 180 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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