A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 189 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (117 miles) on Sunday. Id of earthquake: us20007e3l. Event ids that are associated: us20007e3l. Exact location of event, longitude 179.1859 East, latitude -37.2288 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:03:18 / 10:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/10/16 / 2016-10-08 22:03:18 / October 8, 2016 @ 10:03 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 189 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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