A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 218 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (135 miles) on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:25:26 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.7403° West, -37.8016° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgxa. Id of event: us7000dgxa. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 18:25:26 / March 7, 2021 @ 6:25 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 218 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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