A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000dh4k. Event ids that are associated: us7000dh4k. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 08/03/21 / 2021-03-08 17:04:37 / March 8, 2021 @ 5:04 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -178.2937 West, latitude -28.7708 South, depth = 10 km. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:04:37 / 5:04 pm (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days twenty-four, in the past 30 days twenty-four and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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