A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 216 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (134 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:21:09 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -179.9168 West, latitude -37.6047 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000dgil. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgil. 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). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 14:21:09 / March 6, 2021 @ 2:21 pm.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 216 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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