A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 217 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (135 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:42:43 / 3:42 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 earthquake, longitude -179.9055 West, latitude -37.6029 South, depth = 10 km. Event id: us7000dg1d. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg1d. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 15:42:43 / March 5, 2021 @ 3:42 pm.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 217 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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