A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 164 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (102 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 17:16:58 / 5:16 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10006mf1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006mf1. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, 179.1795° East, -37.5018° South, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/09/16 / 2016-09-03 05:16:58 / September 3, 2016 @ 5:16 am.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 164 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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