A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:48:46 / 10:48 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 10:48:46 / March 8, 2021 @ 10:48 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000dh2q. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh2q. Exact location of event, longitude -176.9225 West, latitude -29.3339 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days one hundred and nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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