A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 191 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (119 miles) on Friday. The temblor was reported at 05:17:17 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfv4. Unique identifier: us7000dfv4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 05:17:17 / March 5, 2021 @ 5:17 am. Exact location of earthquake, 179.851° East, -37.7321° South, depth 10 km. 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 five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 191 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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