A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 79 kilometers (49 miles) from Gisborne in New Zealand. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 178.7346° East, -39.0843° South. Event id: us6000de86. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000de86. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 03/02/21 / 2021-02-03 17:57:08 / February 3, 2021 @ 5:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 17:57:08 / 5:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, New Zealand (c. 4 252 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Gisborne (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Gisborne (c. 34 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days 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. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 79 km SE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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