A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -176.7216 West, latitude -29.2359 South, depth = 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 00:30:29 / March 8, 2021 @ 12:30 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dgzm. Unique identifier: us7000dgzm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 00:30:29 / 12:30 am (local time epicenter).
Each 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days one hundred and one, in the past 30 days one hundred and one and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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