A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (150 miles) on Thursday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 02:09:41 / March 11, 2021 @ 2:09 am. Exact location, longitude -179.5928° West, latitude -37.583° South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 02:09:41 / 2:09 am (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000di0l. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000di0l. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 241 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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