A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 249 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (155 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:29:02 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:29 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude 179.7235 East, latitude -36.8639 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:29:02 / 2:29 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhre. Id of event: us7000dhre. 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-eight, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days fourty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
Did you feel it?
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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 249 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2021 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.