A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 00:30:40 / March 6, 2021 @ 12:30 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude 179.5208 East, latitude -37.4329 South, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:30:40 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000din8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000din8.
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: off the east coast of the North Island of New Zealand.
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