A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Kermadec Islands, New Zealand (0 miles). Global time and date of event 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 19:17:57 / March 12, 2021 @ 7:17 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:17:57 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dix2. Unique identifier: us7000dix2. The epicenter was at a depth of 22.36 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.36 km, -177.6136° West, -29.9922° South.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three, in the last 10 days seventy-four, in the past 30 days seventy-five and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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