A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was reported 208 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (129 miles) on Sunday. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:19:27 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 08:19:27 / March 7, 2021 @ 8:19 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.75 East, latitude -37.3856 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgtk. Unique identifier: us7000dgtk.
In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 208 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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