A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 184 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (114 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 00:34:56 / September 3, 2016 @ 12:34 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.4104 East, latitude -37.4147 South, depth = 22.19 km. Event id: us10006mes. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mes. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.19 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:34:56 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 184 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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