A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 185 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (115 miles). The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:50:57 / 2:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us7000dhvp. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhvp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:50:57 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:50 pm. Exact location of event, longitude 179.68 East, latitude -37.6307 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-six, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 185 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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