A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 189 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (117 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a8rm. Unique identifier: us2000a8rm. Global time and date of event 11/08/17 / 2017-08-11 01:14:20 / August 11, 2017 @ 1:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 13:14:20 / 1:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.5933° East, latitude -37.4946° South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-five 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 189 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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