A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 170 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (106 miles). The temblor was reported at 14:01:56 / 2:01 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us7000dhr5. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhr5. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:01:56 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:01 pm. Exact location of earthquake, 179.817° East, -38.0891° South, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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