A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 221 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (137 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.8028 West, latitude -37.6531 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was detected at 17:40:27 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg3g. Unique identifier: us7000dg3g. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 17:40:27 / March 5, 2021 @ 5:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twelve, in the past 30 days twelve and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 221 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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