A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 207 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (129 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 00:26:03 / September 2, 2016 @ 12:26 am. 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, 179.7386° East, -37.3848° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006kh6. Unique identifier: us10006kh6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:26:03 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-six, in the last 10 days sixty-seven, in the past 30 days sixty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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: 207 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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