A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 218 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (135 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 13:05:09 / March 7, 2021 @ 1:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:05:09 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.8705° West, latitude -37.6302° South, depth = 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000dgvp. Event ids that are associated: us7000dgvp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
Did you feel the quake?
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: 218 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.