A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 179 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (111 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 06:41:26 / September 2, 2016 @ 6:41 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 18:41:26 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.1073 East, latitude -37.2951 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us10006khn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006khn.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-five, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days seventy-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 179 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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