A earthquake magnitude 6.9 (ml/mb) strikes 178 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (111 miles) on Thursday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 6.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:27:35 / 1:27 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 13:27:35 / March 4, 2021 @ 1:27 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.5435 East, latitude -37.596 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dffl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00qpg5dz, us7000dffl, pt21063000. A tsunami warning has been issued near Gisborne in New Zealand (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 178 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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