A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 200 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (124 miles) on Friday. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9957 West, latitude -37.7802 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:56:11 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dg5g. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg5g. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 19:56:11 / March 5, 2021 @ 7:56 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days thirteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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