A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 165 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (103 miles) on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude 178.9128° East, latitude -37.3436° South, depth = 22.6 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000763e. Unique identifier: us1000763e. The temblor was detected at 10:37:09 / 10:37 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 01/11/16 / 2016-11-01 22:37:09 / November 1, 2016 @ 10:37 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.6 km (14 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 165 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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