A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 166 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (103 miles) on Saturday. Exact location, longitude 179.2088° East, latitude -37.4991° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 17:11:34 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10006mf8. Unique identifier: us10006mf8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 05:11:34 / September 3, 2016 @ 5:11 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-four, in the last 10 days eighty-one, in the past 30 days eighty-one and in the last 365 days eighty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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