A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 221 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (137 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was reported at 13:38:34 / 1:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.8748° West, -37.5709° South. Id of earthquake: us7000di4i. Event ids that are associated: us7000di4i. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 13:38:34 / March 11, 2021 @ 1:38 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 221 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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