A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 204 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (127 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dhqm. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhqm. Exact location of event, longitude 179.7838 East, latitude -37.4692 South, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 17:34:46 / 5:34 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 17:34:46 / March 4, 2021 @ 5:34 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days thirty-six, in the past 30 days thirty-six and in the last 365 days fourty 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 204 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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