A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 165 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand (103 miles). The temblor was detected at 11:54:59 / 11:54 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dj2i. Unique identifier: us7000dj2i. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/21 / 2021-03-13 11:54:59 / March 13, 2021 @ 11:54 am. Exact location of event, longitude 179.499 East, latitude -37.7394 South, depth = 10 km.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 fifty, in the past 30 days fifty and in the last 365 days fifty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 165 km NE of Gisborne, New Zealand.
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