A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 186 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (116 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:45:54 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:45 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 179.5722° East, -37.5142° South, depth 10 km. Event id: us7000dhri. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhri. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 14:45:54 / 2:45 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 186 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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