A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 187 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (116 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8144 East, latitude -37.7532 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 21:33:22 / March 5, 2021 @ 9:33 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:33:22 / 9:33 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dg75. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg75. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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