A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 227 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (141 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000di2z. Event ids that are associated: us7000di2z. 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: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 08:48:15 / March 11, 2021 @ 8:48 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -179.7744 West, latitude -37.5934 South, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 08:48:15 / 8:48 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 227 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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