A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 195 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (121 miles) on Saturday. Exact location of event, longitude 179.8483 East, latitude -37.6684 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:20:30 / 3:20 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us7000dgbh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgbh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 03:20:30 / March 6, 2021 @ 3:20 am UTC/GMT.
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 twelve, in the last 10 days sixteen, in the past 30 days sixteen and in the last 365 days twenty-one 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: 195 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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