A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The temblor was reported at 18:55:49 / 6:55 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -177.6011 West, latitude -29.4684 South, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dhr1. Unique identifier: us7000dhr1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 18:55:49 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:55 pm.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-nine, in the past 30 days ninety-nine 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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, New Zealand.
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