A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 146 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (91 miles) on Wednesday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100073nv. Id of event: us100073nv. The temblor was picked up at 21:54:16 / 9:54 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.1096 East, latitude -37.6635 South, depth = 14.5 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.5 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/11/16 / 2016-11-02 09:54:16 / November 2, 2016 @ 9:54 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days one hundred and ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 146 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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