A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:48:15 / 12:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 12:48:15 / March 6, 2021 @ 12:48 pm. Id of earthquake: us7000dghs. Event ids that are associated: us7000dghs. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -177.6534° West, -28.2445° South, depth 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-five, in the past 30 days twenty-five and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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