A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgj1. Unique identifier: us7000dgj1. The temblor was picked up at 14:41:22 / 2:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -176.7171 West, latitude -29.1255 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 14:41:22 / March 6, 2021 @ 2:41 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days seventy-six, in the past 30 days seventy-six and in the last 365 days one hundred earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands region.
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