A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 239 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (149 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 01:59:47 / March 8, 2021 @ 1:59 am. Event id: us7000dh06. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh06. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 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). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:59:47 / 1:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.7589° West, -37.4212° South.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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