A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 196 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand (122 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:08:35 / 3:08 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 9.49 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 9.49 km, 179.1589° East, -37.1383° South. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 03/09/17 / 2017-09-03 15:08:35 / September 3, 2017 @ 3:08 pm. Event id: us2000ag7i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ag7i.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 two and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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: 196 km NNE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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