A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 187 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (116 miles) on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 11:41:36 / March 5, 2021 @ 11:41 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, 179.7958° East, -37.7295° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:41:36 / 11:41 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000dfxt. Event ids that are associated: us7000dfxt.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 187 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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