A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 196 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (122 miles) on Monday. Id of earthquake: us10006mrd. Event ids that are associated: us10006mrd. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.346 East, latitude -37.2392 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/09/16 / 2016-09-04 15:42:57 / September 4, 2016 @ 3:42 pm. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:42:57 / 3:42 am (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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: 196 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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