A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhf6. Unique identifier: us7000dhf6. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:07:14 / 2:07 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/03/21 / 2021-03-09 14:07:14 / March 9, 2021 @ 2:07 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -176.6966 West, latitude -29.31 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days one hundred and nineteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and nineteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: Kermadec Islands region.
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