A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was reported 162 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (101 miles) on Sunday. Event id: us7000dgyw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgyw. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/03/21 / 2021-03-07 22:51:39 / March 7, 2021 @ 10:51 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.5754 East, latitude -37.8732 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:51:39 / 10:51 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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