A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 236 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (147 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7151 West, latitude -37.5229 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:07:56 / 9:07 pm (local time epicenter). 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). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfne. Id of event: us7000dfne. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 21:07:56 / March 4, 2021 @ 9:07 pm.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 236 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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