A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes east of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles) on Thursday. Event id: us7000dffy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dffy. Exact location of earthquake, -179.7359° West, -37.5351° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 13:56:42 / March 4, 2021 @ 1:56 pm. The temblor was picked up at 13:56:42 / 1:56 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: east of the North Island of New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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