A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 202 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (126 miles) on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/09/16 / 2016-09-02 07:54:09 / September 2, 2016 @ 7:54 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:54:09 / 7:54 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006kht. Id of event: us10006kht. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.0875 East, latitude -36.9562 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventy-seven, in the last 10 days seventy-eight, in the past 30 days seventy-eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 202 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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