A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 204 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (127 miles) on Tuesday. The temblor was detected at 12:26:01 / 12:26 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006nyv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006nyv. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.4694° East, -37.2257° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 00:26:01 / September 6, 2016 @ 12:26 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 sixteen, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-four and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. 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: 204 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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