A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 176 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (109 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgag. Unique identifier: us7000dgag. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 01:47:43 / March 6, 2021 @ 1:47 am. The temblor was picked up at 01:47:43 / 1:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude 179.6533° East, latitude -37.7472° South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ten, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 176 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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