A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -176.8521° West, -29.6501° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 08:44:31 / March 8, 2021 @ 8:44 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000dh1y. Event ids that are associated: us7000dh1y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:44:31 / 8:44 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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