A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 195 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (121 miles). The temblor was reported at 13:49:46 / 1:49 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 13:49:46 / March 4, 2021 @ 1:49 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9452° West, -37.9622° South, depth 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhpu. Id of event: us7000dhpu.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-five, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 195 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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