A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 241 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (150 miles) on Thursday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.5847° West, -37.6089° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:11:38 / 5:11 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfhu. Id of event: us7000dfhu. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 17:11:38 / March 4, 2021 @ 5:11 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 241 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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