A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -176.6549 West, latitude -28.5545 South, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dh1i. Id of event: us7000dh1i. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:59:51 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 05:59:51 / March 8, 2021 @ 5:59 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days ninety-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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