A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 194 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (121 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 05:09:07 / March 6, 2021 @ 5:09 am. The temblor was reported at 05:09:07 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dgcl. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgcl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.8129 East, latitude -37.6384 South, depth = 10 km.
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty, in the past 30 days twenty and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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. 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: 194 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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