A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Saturday. Global time and date of event 06/03/21 / 2021-03-06 04:51:55 / March 6, 2021 @ 4:51 am UTC/GMT. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:51:55 / 4:51 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dgcq. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgcq. Exact location of event, longitude -176.7953 West, latitude -29.95 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-four, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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