A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 6.95 km (4 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -176.7894 West, latitude -29.3172 South, depth = 6.95 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/03/21 / 2021-03-10 21:49:18 / March 10, 2021 @ 9:49 pm. The temblor was reported at 21:49:18 / 9:49 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000dhyl. Event ids that are associated: us7000dhyl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and twenty-two, in the past 30 days one hundred and twenty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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