A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 204 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand (127 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.1554° East, -36.9933° South, depth 8.39 km. Id of earthquake: us10006nng. Event ids that are associated: us10006nng. Exact time and date of earthquake 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 22:08:07 / September 9, 2016 @ 10:08 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 8.39 km (5 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:08:07 / 10:08 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days eighty-five, in the past 30 days eighty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 204 km NE of Opotiki, New Zealand.
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