A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 171 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (106 miles) on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.49 km (18 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:23:22 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mrc. Id of event: us10006mrc. Exact location of event, longitude 179.1487 East, latitude -37.4023 South, depth = 28.49 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 15:23:22 / September 4, 2016 @ 3:23 pm.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 171 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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