A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 192 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (119 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgdx. Unique identifier: us7000dgdx. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude 179.94 East, latitude -37.8391 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 07:57:17 / March 6, 2021 @ 7:57 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:57:17 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 192 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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