A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 245 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (152 miles). Global time and date of event 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 00:40:11 / March 7, 2021 @ 12:40 am UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgpi. Id of event: us7000dgpi. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.9733° East, latitude -37.0858° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:40:11 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days twenty-three, in the past 30 days twenty-three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 245 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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