A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 205 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (127 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgc8. Id of event: us7000dgc8. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:34:08 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude 179.9118 East, latitude -37.572 South, depth = 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 04:34:08 / March 6, 2021 @ 4:34 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. 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: 205 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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