A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). Global time and date of event 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 19:46:59 / March 9, 2021 @ 7:46 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:59 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -176.8399° West, -30.1159° South, depth 10 km. Id of earthquake: us7000dhi0. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhi0.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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