A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 255 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (158 miles). The temblor was picked up at 12:00:43 / 12:00 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di40. Id of event: us7000di40. Global time and date of event 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 12:00:43 / March 11, 2021 @ 12:00 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.7349° West, -37.203° South.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 255 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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