A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 177 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (110 miles) on Saturday. Event id: us10007v7l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007v7l. Exact location of earthquake, 179.061° East, -37.2955° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 17:31:29 / 5:31 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 07/01/17 / 2017-01-07 05:31:29 / January 7, 2017 @ 5:31 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 177 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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