A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 222 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (138 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000di2w. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di2w. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:38:24 / 8:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -179.7923° West, latitude -37.6633° South, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 08:38:24 / March 11, 2021 @ 8:38 am UTC/GMT.
In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days thirty-one, in the past 30 days thirty-one and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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