A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 220 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (137 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.8421° East, -37.3068° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 02:03:17 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 02:03:17 / March 6, 2021 @ 2:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgas. Unique identifier: us7000dgas.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 nine, in the last 10 days thirteen, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 220 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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