A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 170 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (106 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:43:06 / 2:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:43:06 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.5895° East, -37.7675° South. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us7000dfgk. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfgk.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 170 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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