A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 234 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (145 miles) on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:39:35 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/01/17 / 2017-01-29 09:39:35 / January 29, 2017 @ 9:39 am. Exact location of event, depth 5.57 km, 179.7633° East, -37.0679° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 5.57 km (3 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008j01. Event ids that are associated: us20008j01. 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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 234 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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