A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, Kermadec Islands region (0 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/03/21 / 2021-03-12 07:47:56 / March 12, 2021 @ 7:47 am. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:47:56 / 7:47 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000dic1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dic1. Exact location of event, longitude -176.8305 West, latitude -29.7803 South, depth = 10 km.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days one hundred and four, in the past 30 days one hundred and five and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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.
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