A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 217 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (135 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, 179.6342° East, -37.1804° South, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 04:53:59 / March 7, 2021 @ 4:53 am. The 5.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:53:59 / 4:53 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgr6. Id of event: us7000dgr6.
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 seven, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 217 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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