A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, South of the Kermadec Islands (0 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude 178.8409° East, latitude -34.7215° South, depth = 210.05 km. The temblor was picked up at 06:41:07 / 6:41 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/03/17 / 2017-03-27 18:41:07 / March 27, 2017 @ 6:41 pm. Unique identifier: us20008v2d. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008v2d. The epicenter was at a depth of 210.05 km (131 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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