A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes Kermadec Islands region (0 miles) on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 18:42:45 / 6:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 18:42:45 / March 4, 2021 @ 6:42 pm. Event id: us7000dhur. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dhur. Exact location of event, longitude -176.8018 West, latitude -30.4246 South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixty-four, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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