A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles) on Thursday. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:20:30 / 7:20 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 19:20:30 / March 4, 2021 @ 7:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Unique identifier: us7000dfle. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfle. Exact location of event, depth 35 km, -177.1611° West, -29.7505° South.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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