A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 178 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (111 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 19:25:57 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:25 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:25:57 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhr6. Unique identifier: us7000dhr6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude 179.6069 East, latitude -37.6594 South, depth = 10 km.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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