A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 215 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (134 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000dg8q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dg8q. Exact location of event, longitude 179.6957 East, latitude -37.2485 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:58:22 / 11:58 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 23:58:22 / March 5, 2021 @ 11:58 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 215 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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