A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 264 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (164 miles) on Thursday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:36:46 / 4:36 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.4076° West, -37.4249° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 16:36:46 / March 4, 2021 @ 4:36 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event id: us7000dfhj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfhj. 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 six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 264 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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