A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 220 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (137 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:46:54 / 8:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.9093° West, -37.5429° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 08:46:54 / March 5, 2021 @ 8:46 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dfwz. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfwz.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 220 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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