A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 177 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (110 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhpt. Id of event: us7000dhpt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 13:39:27 / March 4, 2021 @ 1:39 pm. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:39:27 / 1:39 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, 179.3446° East, -37.4541° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 thirty-seven, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 177 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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