A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 09:04:24 / March 6, 2021 @ 9:04 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.16 West, latitude -29.5281 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgfu. Unique identifier: us7000dgfu. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:04:24 / 9:04 am (local time epicenter).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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