A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 249 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (155 miles). Event id: us7000dgpr. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgpr. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:16:26 / 1:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 01:16:26 / March 7, 2021 @ 1:16 am. Exact location of earthquake, -179.9544° West, -37.0983° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-one, in the past 30 days twenty-one and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 249 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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