A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 182 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (113 miles) on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 15:20:23 / March 4, 2021 @ 3:20 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000dfgw. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfgw. Exact location of earthquake, 179.7763° East, -37.7934° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 15:20:23 / 3:20 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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