A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (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 detected at 23:28:30 / 11:28 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000dht2. Unique identifier: us7000dht2. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -176.6414° West, -28.8628° South, depth 10 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 04/03/21 / 2021-03-04 23:28:30 / March 4, 2021 @ 11:28 pm.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and fifteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and fifteen, in the past 30 days one hundred and fifteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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