A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 229 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (142 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 10:42:44 / 10:42 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 10:42:44 / March 11, 2021 @ 10:42 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di3m. Id of event: us7000di3m. Exact location, longitude -179.6196° West, latitude -37.7826° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 229 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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