A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 212 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (132 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhpz. Id of event: us7000dhpz. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:47:56 / 2:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -179.9616° West, -37.6046° South, depth 10 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:47:56 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:47 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-nine, in the last 10 days thirty-nine, in the past 30 days thirty-nine and in the last 365 days thirty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 212 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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