A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dgzu. Id of event: us7000dgzu. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 01:00:49 / March 8, 2021 @ 1:00 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:00:49 / 1:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -177.0073° West, -29.7167° South, depth 10 km.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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