A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 229 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (142 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was picked up at 14:04:10 / 2:04 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:04:10 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:04 pm. Unique identifier: us7000dhrb. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhrb. Exact location of event, longitude -179.9634 West, latitude -37.3591 South, depth = 10 km.
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 thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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: 229 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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