A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:39:21 / 1:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 05/03/21 / 2021-03-05 01:39:21 / March 5, 2021 @ 1:39 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.2181 West, latitude -29.7321 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfs9. Unique identifier: us7000dfs9. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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