A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 213 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (132 miles). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:58:24 / 10:58 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.83 East, latitude -37.377 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgnz. Id of event: us7000dgnz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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 22:58:24 / March 6, 2021 @ 10:58 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fifteen, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 213 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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