A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 178 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (111 miles) on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 5.57 km (3 miles). Exact location of event, longitude 179.7776 East, latitude -37.865 South, depth = 5.57 km. The temblor was detected at 15:09:24 / 3:09 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000dfgp. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfgp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 15:09:24 / March 4, 2021 @ 3:09 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. 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: 178 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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