A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 185 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (115 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.8927° East, -37.8857° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgf3. Id of event: us7000dgf3. The temblor was picked up at 08:48:59 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 08:48:59 / March 6, 2021 @ 8:48 am.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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