A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 235 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (146 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 07:04:10 / March 7, 2021 @ 7:04 am. Exact location, longitude 179.9708° East, latitude -37.2114° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 07:04:10 / 7:04 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgsi. Id of event: us7000dgsi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-eight, in the past 30 days twenty-eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 235 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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