A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 200 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (124 miles). Event id: us7000dg81. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg81. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:37:11 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.6447 East, latitude -37.3906 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 22:37:11 / March 5, 2021 @ 10:37 pm. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 200 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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