A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 183 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (114 miles) on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us100076pr. Event ids that are associated: us100076pr. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:25:11 / 9:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/11/16 / 2016-11-04 21:25:11 / November 4, 2016 @ 9:25 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.3286° East, -37.3779° South.
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 183 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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