A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 246 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (153 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dhra. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhra. The temblor was reported at 14:00:44 / 2:00 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:00:44 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:00 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.911° West, -37.1655° South.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 246 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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