A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 217 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (135 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 14:59:01 / 2:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -179.7292° West, latitude -37.856° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 14:59:01 / March 4, 2021 @ 2:59 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us7000dhq3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhq3.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 217 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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