A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 163 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (101 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhpr. Unique identifier: us7000dhpr. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:43:34 / 1:43 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.5762° East, -37.8498° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 13:43:34 / March 4, 2021 @ 1:43 pm.
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 fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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: 163 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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