A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 209 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (130 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 02:18:53 / March 5, 2021 @ 2:18 am. The temblor was detected at 02:18:53 / 2:18 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dien. Unique identifier: us7000dien. Exact location, longitude 179.9254° East, latitude -37.5374° South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 209 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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