A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 228 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (142 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -179.6278° West, -37.7813° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 15:57:10 / March 5, 2021 @ 3:57 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000dg15. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dg15. The temblor was picked up at 15:57:10 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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