A great earthquake magnitude 8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). A tsunami warning has been issued near Kermadec Islands region (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: at00qpgm3n. Event ids that are associated: at00qpgm3n, pt21063003. Exact location of earthquake, -176° West, -29.6° South, depth 10 km. The temblor was detected at 19:28:35 / 7:28 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 19:28:35 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:28 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquakes 8.0 or greater can totally destroy communities near the epicenter. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 1-2 great earthquakes in the world.
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