A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 164 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (102 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000747v. Unique identifier: us1000747v. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.2126° East, latitude -37.5235° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:23:27 / 11:23 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 23:23:27 / November 4, 2016 @ 11:23 pm UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 164 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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