A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 241 km ENE of Gisborne, New Zealand (150 miles) on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 13:24:37 / 1:24 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000dirj. Event ids that are associated: us7000dirj. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -179.6331° West, -37.533° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 13:24:37 / March 6, 2021 @ 1:24 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days fourty-five, in the past 30 days fourty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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