A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 202 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (126 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.7104° East, -37.431° South. The temblor was reported at 14:55:27 / 2:55 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:55:27 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:55 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhq5. Unique identifier: us7000dhq5. 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).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 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: 202 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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