A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 183 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (114 miles). Exact location, longitude 179.6685° East, latitude -37.6511° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:29:55 / 10:29 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 10:29:55 / March 12, 2021 @ 10:29 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us7000dils. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dils. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days fourty-seven, in the past 30 days fourty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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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: 183 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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