A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 221 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (137 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/03/21 / 2021-03-11 04:27:41 / March 11, 2021 @ 4:27 am. The temblor was picked up at 04:27:41 / 4:27 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000di19. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000di19. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.8022° East, -37.2595° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 one, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 221 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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