A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 194 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (121 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 15:59:36 / 3:59 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 15:59:36 / March 5, 2021 @ 3:59 pm. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, 179.775° East, -37.6004° South. 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: us7000dilc. Id of event: us7000dilc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-eight, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-one and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 194 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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