A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 243 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (151 miles) on Sunday. 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 01:42:31 / March 7, 2021 @ 1:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.9218 West, latitude -37.2059 South, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us7000dgpu. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgpu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:42:31 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days twenty-two, in the past 30 days twenty-two and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 243 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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