A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 213 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (132 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:03:01 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dgjy. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgjy. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 17:03:01 / March 6, 2021 @ 5:03 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9264° West, -37.6321° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 213 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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